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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Festuca rubra subsp. vulgaris Gaudin, Fl. Helv. 1: 285 (1828), not validly publ.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca rubra L., Sp. Pl.: 74 (1753).
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:

* Festuca rubra L., Sp. Pl.: 74 (1753).

Festuca ovina var. rubra (L.) Sm., Engl. Fl. 1: 139 (1829).

Festuca duriuscula var. rubra (L.) Alph.Wood, Amer. Bot. Fl. 2: 399 (1871).

Festuca ovina subsp. rubra (L.) Hook.f., Student. Fl. Brit. Isl., ed. 3: 497 (1884).

Gramen rubrum (L.) E.H.L.Krause, Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 32(2): 331 (1914).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts