Agrostis borealis Hartm.

First published in Handb. Skand. Fl., ed. 3: 77 (1838)
This name is a synonym of Agrostis mertensii

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Chang, C.-S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2021). Checklist of Far East Asian Vascular Flora 1: 1-626. EABCN, Seoul. [Cited as Agrostis mertensii.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Agrostis mertensii.]
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2020). Flora of Japan IVa: 1-430. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo. [Cited as Agrostis mertensii.]
  • Vigosa-Mercado, J.L. & al. (2023). Revision of the genus Agrostis (Poaceae, Pooideae, Poeae) in Megamexico. PhytoKeys 230: 157-256. [Cited as Agrostis mertensii.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Gorchakovskii, P.L. & al. (1994). Opredelitel' sosudistykkhrastenii srednego Urala: 1-524. Nauka, Moscow. [Cited as Agrostis borealis.]

Other Data

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Sources

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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