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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa montana All., Fl. Pedem. 2: 245 (1785), nom. illeg.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Poa nemoralis L., Sp. Pl.: 69 (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 nemoralis var. montana Gaudin, Alpina 3: 27 (1808).

Poa × coarctata var. montana DC. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck & A.P.de Candolle, Fl. Franç., ed. 3, 5: 273 (1815).

Poa nemoralis subsp. montana (Gaudin) Gaudin, Fl. Helv. 1: 239 (1828).

Poa nemoralis var. marginata Rchb., Fl. Germ. Excurs.: 47 (1830), nom. superfl.

Poa nemoralis f. montana (Gaudin) Döll, Rhein. Fl.: 90 (1843).

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