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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Festuca purpurea (Walter) F.Muell., Select Pl.: 88 (1872).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Triplasis purpurea (Walter) Chapm., Fl. South. U.S.: 560 (1860).
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:

* Aira purpurea Walter, Fl. Carol.: 78 (1788).

Uralepis purpurea (Walter) Nutt., Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 62 (1818).

Tricuspis purpurea (Walter) A.Gray, Manual: 589 (1848).

Triplasis purpurea (Walter) Chapm., Fl. South. U.S.: 560 (1860).

Sieglingia purpurea (Walter) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 789 (1891).

Triodia purpurea (Walter) Smyth, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci. 25: 95 (1913).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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