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Taxon: Festuca arenaria Lam.

Synonym of Nicoraepoa robusta (Steud.) Soreng & L. J. Gillespie

Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae alt. Gramineae
Nomen number: 16629
Place of publication: Tabl. encycl. 1:191. 1791 (non Osbeck 1788)
Comment: an illegitimate later homonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 53) that is unavailable for use
Name verified on: 04-Jan-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 1 accession)

References:

  • Soreng, R. J. & L. J. Gillespie. 2007. Nicoraepoa (Poaceae, Poeae), a new South American genus based on Poa subgenus Andinae, and emendation of Poa section Parodiochloa of the sub-Antarctic islands. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 94:844.
  • Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:316. [= Poa robusta Steud.].
More:

Check other web resources for Festuca arenaria Lam.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?16629 (30 October 2014)

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