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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Festuca ovina var. amethystina Alef., Landw. Fl.: 354 (1866).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca vaginata Waldst. & Kit. ex Willd., Enum. Pl.: 116 (1809).
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 amethystina Host, Icon. Descr. Gram. Austriac. 2: 63 (1802), nom. illeg.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts