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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. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


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. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

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

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16757. Accessed 26 March 2019.