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Linnaean Name: Poa alpina Linnaeus var. alpina
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 67 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in alpibus Lapponicis, Helveticis."
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Linn. No. 87.2 (LINN)
Designated by: Soreng in Cafferty & al. (ed.), Taxon 49 : 254 (2000)
Current Name: Poa alpina L.
Current Family: Poaceae
Comments: Although Kerguélen (in Lejeunia, n.s., 75: 235. 1975) stated "Type:..LINN", this is not accepted as a formal typification, for the reasons explained by Cafferty & al. (in Taxon 49: 240. 2000).
Record last updated: 7/02/2006