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Taxon: Melica nitens (Scribn.) Nutt. ex Piper

Genus: Melica
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Meliceae.
Nomen number: 70438
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 32:387. 1905
Name verified on: 13-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-Sep-2010
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • three-flower melic   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Beetle, A. A. 1983. Las Gramineas de Mexico.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16.
  • Yatskievych, G. 1999–. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Melica nitens (Scribn.) Nutt. ex Piper:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
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?70438 (18 December 2014)

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