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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa compressoformis Rouy in G.Rouy & J.Foucaud, Fl. France 14: 283 (1913).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Poa pratensis L., Sp. Pl.: 67 (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:

* Poa pratensis var. anceps Gaudin, Agrost. Helv. 1: 215 (1811).

Poa pratensis subsp. anceps (Gaudin) Dumort., Observ. Gramin. Belg.: 112 (1824).

Poa angustifolia subsp. anceps (Gaudin) K.Richt., Pl. Eur. 1: 87 (1890).

Poa pratensis proles compressiformis Rouy in G.Rouy & J.Foucaud, Fl. France 14: 283 (1913).

Poa subcaerulea var. anceps (Gaudin) Soˇ, Acta Bot. Acad. Sci. Hung. 17: 118 (1971 publ. 1972).

Poa athroostachya var. anceps (Gaudin) Soˇ, Acta Bot. Acad. Sci. Hung. 23: 389 (1977 publ. 1978).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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