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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Festuca capillaris Lilj., Utkast Sv. Fl., ed. 2: 48 (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:

Hydrochloa capillaris (Lilj.) Hartm., Gen. Gram.: 8 (1819).

Glyceria capillaris (Lilj.) Wahlenb. in C.P.Thunberg, Fl. Gothob.: 17 (1820).

Molinia capillaris (Lilj.) Hartm., Handb. Skand. Fl.: 56 (1820).

Atropis suecica Holmb., Bot. Not. 1908: 245 (1908).

Puccinellia suecica (Holmb.) Holmb., Bot. Not. 1916: 254 (1916).

Puccinellia capillaris (Lilj.) Jansen, Fl. Neerl. 1(2): 69 (1951).

Phippsia capillaris (Lilj.) Á.Löve & D.Löve, Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 10: 274 (1975).

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts