Taxon: Festuca elatior L.

Synonym of Festuca arundinacea

 
Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Poeae
        Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 16650
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:75. 1753, nom. utique rej.
Comments:
  • • a rejected name (nomen utique rejiciendum) under Melbourne ICN Art. 56 & App. V that is unavailable for use
  • F. elatior sensu lectotype = F. arundinacea Schreb.
  • • non Festuca elatior auct. Amer. (= F. pratensis Huds.)
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

References:

  • Brummitt, R. K. 1994. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 40 (Taxon) 43:115.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) 399.
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Reveal, J. L. et al. 1991. (996) Proposal to reject Festuca elatior L. with comments on the typification of F. pratensis and F. arundinacea (Poaceae) (Taxon) 40:135-136.

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