Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Aira
Poaceae Barnhart
Aira L. , nom. cons., scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 1: 63 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
  • Comment: For comments on Lectotypification, see Index Nominum Genericorum 1 (1979) 44.
Linnaeus, C. (1754), Genera Plantarum Edn. 5: 31 [secondary reference]
Sprengel, C.P.J. (1824), Systema Vegetabilium Edn. 17, 1: 275 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 133 [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Aera Asch. orth. var. taxonomic synonym: Deschampsia P.Beauv. legitimate
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 624 [secondary reference]
Nash, G.V. in Britton, N.L. & Brown, A. (7 June 1913), Gramineae. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British possessions Edn. 2, 1: 237 BHL [secondary reference]
  • Type: Aira caerulea L.
Black, J.M. (1922), Cyatheaceae - Orchidaceae. Flora of South Australia 1: 72 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Greek name for Darnel."
Black, J.M. (1943), Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 1: 102 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Greek name for Darnel"
Gardner, C.A. (1952), Gramineae. Flora of Western Australia 1(1): 37 [secondary reference]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 538 [secondary reference]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 34-36, Fig.29c [secondary reference]
common name: Delicate Hair-Grass [n/a]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 36 [secondary reference]
Bennett, E.M. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Poaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 2: 935 [secondary reference]
Ross, E.M. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1989), Poaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 3: 121 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & McClay, K.L. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1993), Aira. Flora of New South Wales 4: 594 [secondary reference]
common name: Hairgrasses [n/a]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 458 [secondary reference]
Morris, D.I. in Curtis, W.M. & Morris, D.I. (1994), Poaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania 4B: 245-246 [secondary reference]
Walsh, N.G. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1994), Poaceae. Flora of Victoria Edn. 1, 2: 459-460 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Flora of the South West 1: 396 [secondary reference]
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2008), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Aera Asch. orth. var.
  • APC Dist.: WA (naturalised), SA (naturalised), Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT (naturalised), Vic (naturalised), Tas (naturalised)
Jacobs, S.W.L., Whalley, R.D.B. & Wheeler, D.J.B. (2008), Grasses of New South Wales Edn. 4: 89 (fig.), 90 (fig.), 98 (fig.), 104 (fig.), 112 [secondary reference]
common name: Hairgrasses [n/a]
  • Etymology: "the Greek name for Darnel"
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 23 [secondary reference]
Weiller, C.M., Kodela, P.G. & Thompson, I.R. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2009), Aira. Flora of Australia 44A: 259-261 [secondary reference]
common name: Hairgrasses [n/a]