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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Festuca pratensis Schreb., Spic. Fl. Lips.: 57 (1771), nom. illeg.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca rubra 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 rubra var. major Spenn., Fl. Friburg. 1: 139 (1825).

Festuca rubra var. latifolia Klett & Richt., Fl. Leipzig: 99 (1830), nom. superfl.

Festuca rubra var. pratensis Rchb., Fl. Germ. Excurs.: 39 (1830), nom. superfl.

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