The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Eragrostis nigricans (Kunth) Steud. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Eragrostis (family Poaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 412907) with original publication details: Nomencl. Bot. ed. 2, 1: 563 1840.


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Eragrostis nigricans var. nigricans Synonym L TRO
Eragrostis nigricans var. punensis Nicora Synonym L WCSP
Eragrostis nigricans var. tristis (Jedwabn.) Pilg. Synonym L WCSP
Eragrostis subatra Jedwabn. Synonym H WCSP
Eragrostis tristis Jedwabn. Synonym H WCSP
Megastachya nigricans (Kunth) Roem. & Schult. Synonym H WCSP
Poa nigricans Kunth Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-412907.

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