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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Festuca rubra subvar. schleicheri St.-Yves, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 71: 121 (1924).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca violacea Ser. ex Gaudin, Alpina 3: 57 (1808).
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 violacea Ser. ex Gaudin, Alpina 3: 57 (1808).

Schedonorus violaceus (Ser. ex Gaudin) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 99 (1812).

Festuca ovina var. violacea (Ser. ex Gaudin) Alef., Landw. Fl.: 354 (1866).

Festuca rubra var. violacea (Ser. ex Gaudin) Hack., Bot. Centralbl. 8: 406 (1881).

Festuca rubra subsp. violacea (Ser. ex Gaudin) Hack., Monogr. Festuc. Eur.: 132 (1882).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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