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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa nitida Elliott, Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 1: 162 (1816), nom. illeg.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Eragrostis elliottii (Elliott) S.Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 25: 140 (1890).
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 nitida Chapm., Fl. South. U.S.: 564 (1860), nom. illeg.

Eragrostis elliottii (Elliott) S.Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 25: 140 (1890).

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