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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Poa tenax Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 160 (1816).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Eragrostis pastoensis (Kunth) Trin., Bull. Sci. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 1: 70 (1836).
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:

Megastachya tenax (Kunth) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 587 (1817).

Eragrostis tenax (Kunth) Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 564 (1840).

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