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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa capillaris L., Sp. Pl.: 68 (1753).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Eragrostis capillaris (L.) Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 505 (1829).
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:

Eragrostis capillaris (L.) Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 505 (1829).

Eragrostis pilosa var. capillaris (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(3): 351 (1898).

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