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Linnaean Name: Poa pratensis Linnaeus, nom. cons.
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 67 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Europae pratis fertilissimis."
Generitype of: Poa Linnaeus
Designated by: Hitchcock, Prop. Brit. Bot.: 120. 1929.
Type: Conserved Type : Russia. Prov. Sanct-Petersburg, 5km australi-occidentem versus a st. viae ferr. Mga, pratulum ad ripam dextram fl. Mga, 26 Jun 1997, Tzvelev N-257 (BM-000576302)
Designated by: Soreng & Barrie in Taxon 48 : 157 (1999)
Current Name: Poa pratensis L.
Current Family: Poaceae
Record last updated: 10/10/2006