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Linnaean Name: Lolium perenne Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 83 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Europa ad agrorum versuras solo fertili."
Generitype of: Lolium Linnaeus
Designated by: Hitchcock, Prop. Brit. Bot.: 121. 1929.
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Linn. No. 99.1 (LINN)
Designated by: Terrell in Taxon. Revis. Genus Lolium : 7 (1968)
Current Name: Lolium perenne L.
Current Family: Poaceae
Comments: See extensive review by Loos & Jarvis (in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 108: 400, f. 1. 1992).
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Record last updated: 2/02/2006