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Taxon: Festuca abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich.

 
Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 16620
Place of publication: Tent. fl. abyss. 2:432. 1850-1851
Link to protologue:
Comment: the date of volume 2 of Richard's work, lacking from the title page but given as 1850 in TL-2, is given by Pritzel as 1851 (K. Gandhi, pers. comm. via e-mail on 29 Jun 2012)
Name Verified on: 05-Oct-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Jun-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, [Bioko] Zaire
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe


References:

  1. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  2. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  3. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  4. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  5. Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)

Check other web resources for Festuca abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16620. Accessed 17 October 2018.