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Group: Monocot Rank: species Kind: Name of a new Taxon Herbarium Placement: Lehmann, lower, A, 19

Authors: Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 68. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
Annotation: The LT chosen by Veldkamp has proven to be Eragrostis viscosa (Retz.) Trin., not E. tenella (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult. (fide S. Phillips & P.M. Peterson). Formal rejection of Poa amabilis L., would resolve the situation.
Nomenclature Reason: nom. utique rej. prop. by Peterson, P. M., R. J. Soreng, S. M. Phillips & J. H. Wiersema. 2018. (2620) Proposal to reject the name Poa amabilis (Eragrostis amabilis) Poaceae. Taxon 67(3): 644-645.

Locality: Habitat in India
Distribution: India
Type Specimens
  • LT: Herb. Hermann - 2: fol. 59, no. 46 - BM - (BC:BM-000621703). (BM/BC:BM-000621703)
    • Annotation: LT designated by Veldkamp in;
    • Lectotype designated by: Reference article Cafferty, S., C. E. Jarvis & N. J. Turland. 2000. Typification of Linnaean plant names in the Poaceae (Gramineae). Taxon 49(2): 254.
  • ST: Plukenet, Alm. Bot., pl. 300, f. 2 (1696).
  • LT: Herb. Hermann 2: 59, no. 46; ; Sri Lanka (BM) LT designated by Veldkamp in Cafferty et al., Taxon 49(2): 254 (2000)
    • Type discussion: Reference article Hardion, L., P. M. Peterson & R. J. Soreng. 2018. Validation of Pratochloa (Poaceae: Arundinoideae) and a new combination, Pratochloa walteri based on Eragrostis walteri. Phytoneuron 2018-31: 644-645.
  • ST: Plukenet 1: 187; ; India (BM-SL)
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Other names for this basionym:
Cynodon amabilis (L.) Raspail
!Eragrostis amabilis (L.) Wight & Arn.
**Eragrostis amabilis (L.) Wight & Arn.
Megastachya amabilis (L.) P. Beauv.
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