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Taxon: Poa colensoi Hook. f.

 
Genus: Poa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Poinae
Nomen number: 28933
Place of publication: Handb. N. Zeal. fl. 340. 1864
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Jun-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Apr-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 10 (9 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • blue tussock  (Source: F NZeal) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; potential as turf grass fide Stewart 2005); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; potential as turf grass fide Stewart 2005)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand [North Island, South Island, Stewart Island]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

  1. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  3. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  4. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  5. Stewart, A. 2005. The potential for domestication and seed propagation of native New Zealand grasses for turf 277-284.

Check other web resources for Poa colensoi Hook. f. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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=28933. Accessed 20 June 2019.