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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa festuciformis Host, Icon. Descr. Gram. Austriac. 3: 12 (1805).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Puccinellia festuciformis (Host) Parl., Fl. Ital. 1: 368 (1850).
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:

Glyceria festuciformis (Host) Heynh. ex Rchb., Fl. Germ. Excurs.: 45 (1830).

Catabrosa festuciformis (Host) Link, Linnaea 17: 405 (1844).

Puccinellia festuciformis (Host) Parl., Fl. Ital. 1: 368 (1850).

Atropis distans var. festuciformis (Host) Coss. & Durieu in M.C.Durieu de Maisonneuve, Expl. Sci. Algérie 2: 140 (1855).

Atropis festuciformis (Host) Schur, Enum. Pl. Transsilv.: 780 (1866).

Glyceria expansa Crép., Mém. Couronnés Mém. Savants Étrangers Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles (8vo) 18: 206, 209 (1866), nom. superfl.

Atropis festuciformis var. expansa Trab. in J.A.Battandier & L.C.Trabut, Fl. Algérie, Monocot.: 210 (1895), not validly publ.

Atropis convoluta var. expansa Trab. in J.A.Battandier & L.C.Trabut, Fl. Algérie Tunisie: 382 (1905).

Sclerochloa festuciformis (Host) Britten & Rendle, List Brit. Seed-Pl. Ferns: 36 (1907).

Atropis palustris subsp. festuciformis (Host) Briq., Prodr. Fl. Corse 1: 149 (1910).

Glyceria convoluta subsp. festuciformis (Host) Douin in G.E.M.Bonnier, Fl. Ill. France 12: 24 (1934).

Puccinellia palustris subsp. festuciformis (Host) Maire in É.Jahandiez & al., Cat. Pl. Maroc 4: 934 (1941).

Puccinellia distans subsp. festuciformis (Host) Maire & Weiller, Fl. Afrique N. 3: 114 (1955).

Puccinellia expansa Julià & J.M.Monts., Fontqueria 39: 67 (1994), nom. superfl.

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