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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa japonica Thunb., Fl. Jap.: 51 (1784).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Eragrostis japonica (Thunb.) Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 1: 405 (1830).
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 tenella var. japonica (Thunb.) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 576 (1817).

Eragrostis japonica (Thunb.) Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 1: 405 (1830).

Eragrostis tenuissima Schrad. ex Nees, Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill.: 410 (1841), nom. superfl.

Eragrostis interrupta var. tenuissima Stapf in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 7: 316 (1896), nom. superfl.

Diandrochloa japonica (Thunb.) A.N.Henry, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 9: 290 (1968).

Roshevitzia japonica (Thunb.) Tzvelev, Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 7: 50 (1970 publ. 1971).

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