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H Eragrostis pectinacea (Michx.) Nees 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 412967) with original publication details: Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill. 406 1841.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Eragrostis brizoides Schult. Synonym M TRO
Eragrostis caroliniana (Spreng.) Scribn. Synonym H WCSP
Eragrostis cognata Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Eragrostis diffusa Buckley Synonym H WCSP
Eragrostis diffusa var. diffusa Synonym L TRO
Eragrostis nuttalliana Steud. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Eragrostis pectinacea subsp. felzinesii (Portal) H.Scholz Synonym L WCSP
Eragrostis pectinacea var. pectinacea Synonym L TRO
Eragrostis pensylvanica Scheele Synonym H WCSP
Eragrostis pilosa var. caroliniana (Spreng.) Farw. Synonym L WCSP
Eragrostis pilosa subsp. felzinesii Portal Synonym L WCSP
Eragrostis purshii Schrad. ex A.Gray Synonym H WCSP
Eragrostis purshii var. diffusa (Buckley) Vasey Synonym L WCSP
Eragrostis unionis Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Poa caroliniana Spreng. Synonym H WCSP
Poa diandra Schrad. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Poa eragrostis Elliott [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Poa nuttallii Kunth [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Poa pectinacea Michx. Synonym H WCSP
Poa tenella Nutt. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-412967.

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