Taxon: Festuca elatior auct. Amer.

Synonym of Festuca pratensis

 
Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Poeae
        Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 401066
Comment: non Festuca elatior L., sensu lectotype (= F. arundinacea Schreb.)
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Jan-2007
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.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • 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) 40:135-137.

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