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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa ambigua Elliott, Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 1: 165 (1816).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Tridens ambiguus (Elliott) Schult., Mant. 2: 333 (1824).
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:

Windsoria ambigua (Elliott) Nutt., Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 70 (1818).

Tridens ambiguus (Elliott) Schult., Mant. 2: 333 (1824).

Uralepis ambigua (Elliott) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 108 (1829).

Tricuspis ambigua (Elliott) Chapm., Fl. South. U.S.: 559 (1860).

Triodia ambigua (Elliott) Benth. ex Vasey, Grass. U.S.: 35 (1883), nom. illeg.

Sieglingia ambigua (Elliott) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 737 (1891).

Triodia elliottii Bush, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 12: 73 (1902), nom. superfl.

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