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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
Link to protologue:
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 [Altay, Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk (s.), Kurgan, Yakutia-Sakha (s.)]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China [Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu]

    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) (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) (F Siberia)
  5. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region (F LowVolga) 1:193.
  6. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR (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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23946. Accessed 18 June 2019.