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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa leersioides (C.Presl) Guss., Fl. Sicul. Prodr. 1: 98 (1827).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch., Mitt. Naturwiss. Vereins Univ. Wien 5: 110 (1907).
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:

* Megastachya leersioides C.Presl, Cyper. Gramin. Sicul.: 44 (1820).

Eragrostis leersioides (C.Presl) Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 263 (1854).

Eragrostis megastachya var. leersioides (C.Presl) Pant., Verh. Vereins Natur- Heilk. Presburg, n.f., 2: 15 (1871).

Eragrostis eragrostis subvar. leersioides (C.Presl) Farw., Amer. Midl. Naturalist 10: 306 (1927), not validly publ.

Eragrostis cilianensis var. leersioides (C.Presl) Maire in .Jahandiez & al., Cat. Pl. Maroc 4: 935 (1941).

Eragrostis cilianensis f. leersioides (C.Presl) Maire, Fl. Afrique N. 2: 175 (1953).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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