Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Agrostis distichophylla
Poaceae Barnhart
Agrostis distichophylla Roem. & Schult. , legitimate, scientific
Roemer, J.J. & Schultes, J.A. (1817), Systema Vegetabilium Edn. 16, 2: 354 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "In Botany Bay, under amiciss. Zea"
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2008), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Comment: A name of uncertain application.
Jacobs, S.W.L. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2009), Agrostis. Flora of Australia 44A: 173 [secondary reference]
  • Text: "As the type has not been seen it is impossible to place this name. However, if it really did come from Botany Bay, it is probably either Sporobolus virginicus or Zoysia macrantha: both genera as now recognised were regarded as part of Agrostis at the time."