POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:
Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215. [Cited as Festuca.]
Flora of West Tropical Africa
Fl. Bad. 1: 8 (1806).
Flora of Tropical East Africa
Fl. Bad. 1: 8 (1806)
Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon: