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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Festuca nutans var. major Vasey, Spec. Rep. Dept. Agric. (Washington DC) 63: 43 (1883).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca paradoxa Desv., Mém. Soc. Agric. Angers 1: 209 (1831).
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 shortii Alph.Wood, Class-book Bot.: 794 (1861).

Festuca nutans var. shortii (Alph.Wood) Beal, Grass. N. Amer. 2: 589 (1896).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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