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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa spectabilis Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 1: 81 (1813).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Eragrostis spectabilis (Pursh) Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 564 (1840).
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 amabilis Walter, Fl. Carol.: 79 (1788), nom. illeg.

Megastachya spectabilis (Pursh) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 589 (1817).

Poa hirsuta var. spectabilis (Pursh) Torr., Fl. N. Middle United States 1: 114 (1823).

Eragrostis spectabilis (Pursh) Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 564 (1840).

Eragrostis pectinacea var. spectabilis (Pursh) A.Gray, Manual, ed. 2: 565 (1856).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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