The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on )
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record
450833) with original publication details: Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 5: 135 1877.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:
This name record (from WCSP) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Festuca rubra in version 1 of The Plant List.