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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Festuca megalura Nutt., Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 4: 24 (1848).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca myuros 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:

Vulpia megalura (Nutt.) Rydb., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 36: 538 (1909).

Vulpia myuros f. megalura (Nutt.) Stace & R.Cotton, Watsonia 11: 72 (1976).

Vulpia myuros var. megalura (Nutt.) Auquier, Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 47: 123 (1977).

Vulpia myuros subsp. megalura (Nutt.) Soják, Cas. Nár. Mus., Odd. Prír. 148: 77 (1980).

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