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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Poa maxima (L.) Cav., Descr. Pl.: 314 (1802).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Briza maxima L., Sp. Pl.: 70 (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:

* Briza maxima L., Sp. Pl.: 70 (1753).

Briza grandis Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 21 (1796), nom. superfl.

Briza major C.Presl, Cyper. Gramin. Sicul.: 42 (1820), nom. superfl.

Macrobriza maxima (L.) Tzvelev, Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 78(10): 91 (1993).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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