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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Poa retroflexa Curtis, Fl. Londin. 6: t. 10 (1798).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Puccinellia distans (Jacq.) Parl., Fl. Ital. 1: 367 (1850).
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:

Puccinellia retroflexa (Curtis) Holmb. in C.A.M.Lindman, Sv. Fanerogamfl.: 97 (1918).

Glyceria retroflexa (Curtis) C.E.Salmon, J. Bot. 67: 243 (1929).

Puccinellia distans var. retroflexa (Curtis) Wolley-Dod, Fl. Sussex: 516 (1937).

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