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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Festuca caerulea (L.) DC. in Lamarck & Candolle, Fl. FranÁ., ed. 3, 3: 46 (1805).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Molinia caerulea (L.) Moench, Methodus: 183 (1794).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

* Aira caerulea L., Sp. Pl.: 63 (1753).

Melica caerulea (L.) L., Mant. Pl. 2: 325 (1771).

Molinia caerulea (L.) Moench, Methodus: 183 (1794).

Poa caerulea (L.) Bernh., Syst. Verz. Erf.: 43 (1800).

Melica caerulea var. minor Schrad., Fl. Germ.: 270 (1806), not validly publ.

Enodium caeruleum (L.) Gaudin, Agrost. Helv. 1: 145 (1811).

Hydrochloa caerulea (L.) Hartm., Gen. Gram.: 8 (1819).

Enodium sylvaticum Link, Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 1: 80 (1821), nom. superfl.

Cynodon caeruleus (L.) Raspail, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 5: 302 (1825).

Molinia sylvatica Link, Hort. Berol. 1: 197 (1827), nom. superfl.

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova