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Taxon: Festuca violacea Schleich. ex Gaudin

Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 16757
Place of publication: Alpina 3:57. 1808
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Jan-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Switzerland
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s.e.)


  1. Foggi, B. et al. 1999. The Festuca violacea aggregate (Poaceae) in the Alps and Appenines (central south Europe). Canad. J. Bot. 77:995.
  2. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

Check other web resources for Festuca violacea Schleich. ex Gaudin :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16757. Accessed 28 January 2020.