Skip to main content

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa procumbens Curtis, Fl. Londin. 6: t. 11 (1798).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Puccinellia rupestris (With.) Fernald & Weath., Rhodora 18: 10 (1916).
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:

Sclerochloa procumbens (Curtis) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 98 (1812).

Glyceria procumbens (Curtis) Dumort., Observ. Gramin. Belg.: 145 (1824).

Festuca procumbens (Curtis) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 129 (1829), nom. illeg.

Scleropoa procumbens (Curtis) Parl., Fl. Ital. 1: 474 (1850).

Atropis procumbens (Curtis) Thurb. in S.Watson & al., Bot. California 2: 309 (1880).

Panicularia procumbens (Curtis) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 782 (1891).

Puccinellia procumbens (Curtis) Druce, Rep. Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 7: 1071 (1926).

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