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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Festuca ovina var. suteri St.-Yves, Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Corse 42: 201 (1922), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca alpina Suter, Helvet. Fl. 1: 55 (1802).
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 alpina Suter, Helvet. Fl. 1: 55 (1802).

Poa ovina var. alpina (Suter) Wimm. & Grab., Fl. Siles. 1: 84 (1827).

Festuca ovina subsp. alpina (Suter) Hack., Monogr. Festuc. Eur.: 116 (1882), nom. illeg.

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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