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Taxon: Melica altissima L.

 
Genus: Melica
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Meliceae
Nomen number: 23946
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:66. 1753
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Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 13-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Sep-2010
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 14 (6 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.), Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Yakutia-Sakha (s.), Altay, Krasnoyarsk (s.), Kemerovo, Kurgan]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China [Xinjiang]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Russian Federation, [Saratov, Volgograd] Russian Federation-European part, [European part (s. & c.)] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia


    Naturalized

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Norway
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Germany

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  5. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region. 2006- (F LowVolga) 1:193.
  6. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  7. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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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=23946. Accessed 10 December 2018.