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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Pooideae
Tribus: Poeae
Subtribus: Sesleriinae
Genus: Sesleria
Species: S. achtarovii – S. alba – S. albicans – S. araratica – S. arduini – S. argentea – S. autumnalis – S. bielzii – S. caerulea – S. calabrica – S. coerulans – S. comosa – S. doerfleri – S. filifolia – S. heufleriana – S. korabensis – S. latifolia – S. leucocephala – S. nitida – S. ovata – S. phleoides – S. rigida – S. robusta – S. sadleriana – S. serbica – S. sphaerocephala – S. taygetea – S. tenerrima – S. tenuifolia – S. vaginalis – S. wettsteinii
Name

Sesleria Scop., Fl. Carniol.: 189. 1760.
Type species: Sesleria caerulea (L.) Ard., Animadv. Bot. Spec. Alt.: 18. 1764.

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Psilathera Link, Hort. Berol. 1: 121. 1827.
Diptychum Dulac, Fl. Hautes-Pyrénées: 81. 1867.

References
Primary references

Scopoli, J.A. 1760. Flora Carniolica exhibens plantas Carniolae indigenas et distributas in classes naturales cum differentiis specificis, synonymis recentiorum, locis natalibus, nominibus incolarum, observationibus selectis, viribus medicis. xxii + 607 pp., Viennae: Sumptibus Joannis Thomae Trattner. DOI: 10.3931/e-rara-62550 BHL Biblioteca Digital PDF. Reference page. : 189.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Sesleria in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Sesleria. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17.
Tropicos.org 2013. Sesleria. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Sesleria. Published online. Accessed: 17 Dec. 2013.

Vernacular names
čeština: Pěchava
Deutsch: Blaugräser
English: Moor Grasses
suomi: Lupikat
hornjoserbsce: Chrósćica
lietuvių: Mėlitas
Nederlands: blauwgras
русский: Сеслерия

Sesleria is a Eurasian and North African genus of perennial plants in the grass family.[3][4][5] [6]

Species[2][7]

Sesleria achtarovii
Sesleria alba
Sesleria albicans
Sesleria araratica
Sesleria argentea
Sesleria autumnalis
Sesleria bielzii
Sesleria caerulea
Sesleria calabrica
Sesleria coerulans
Sesleria comosa
Sesleria doerfleri
Sesleria filifolia
Sesleria heufleriana
Sesleria insularis
Sesleria juncifolia
Sesleria korabensis
Sesleria latifolia
Sesleria nitida
Sesleria ovata
Sesleria phleoides
Sesleria rigida
Sesleria robusta
Sesleria sadleriana
Sesleria serbica
Sesleria taygetea
Sesleria tenerrima
Sesleria vaginalis
Sesleria wettsteinii

formerly included[2]

species now considered better suited in other genera: Aeluropus Ammochloa Bouteloua Dactylis Elytrophorus Festuca Koeleria Oreochloa Poa Sclerochloa Sesleriella Triodia Triraphis

References

lectotype designated by Hubbard in Farr et al., Ind. Nom. Genericorum 3: 1607 (1979)
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Scopoli, Joannes Antonius. 1760. Flora Carniolica 189
Tropicos, Sesleria Scop.
Altervista Flora Italiana, genere Sesleria
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
The Plant List search for Sesleria

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