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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Festuca capillata Lam., Fl. Franç. 3: 597 (1779), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca amethystina L., Sp. Pl.: 74 (1753).
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:

* Festuca amethystina L., Sp. Pl.: 74 (1753).

Poa capillata Mérat, Nouv. Fl. Env. Paris, ed. 2: 27 (1821), nom. superfl.

Festuca ovina var. capillata Alef., Landw. Fl.: 354 (1866).

Festuca ovina subsp. capillata (Alef.) Kozlowska, Bull. Int. Acad. Polon. Sci., Cl. Sci. Math., Sér. B, Sci. Nat. 1925: 329 (1925).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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