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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Festuca ovina var. purpusiana St.-Yves, Candollea 2: 247 (1925).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca ovina L., Sp. Pl.: 73 (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 saximontana subsp. purpusiana (St.-Yves) Tzvelev, Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 56: 1254 (1971).

Festuca purpusiana (St.-Yves) Tzvelev, Zlaki SSSR: 406 (1976).

Festuca saximontana var. purpusiana (St.-Yves) Fred. & Pavlick, Nordic J. Bot. 2: 534 (1983).

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