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Group: Monocot Rank: species Kind: Name of a new Taxon Herbarium Placement: Lehmann, lower, A, 19

Authors: Published In: Chloris Melvilliana a list of plants collected in Melville Island (latitude 74-75 N., longitude 110-112 W.) in the year 1820; by the officers of the voyage of discovery under the orders of Captain Parry, with characters and descriptions of the new genera and species 30. 1823. (late 1823) (Chlor. Melvill.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
Annotation: preprint of Suppl. to App. Parrey's First Voy. Bot. [p. 288]. 1824
Locality: [Canada: Arctic America: Mellville Island, 1820, from title]
Distribution: Canada
Note: Brown cites ~Poa laxa~ Br. in Ross' voy. ed 2. v. 2. p. 192 [error for 142]. Hooker in Scoresby's greenl. p. 410, non. Willdenovii. No coll. nor loc. are cited by Brown.
Type Specimens
  • IT: Parry; ; (LE fol.1, LE fol.2)
  • IT: Parry Hooker dedit Mart. 1825; ; (LE)
  • HT: Capt. Parry [R.Br. no. 59]; [1819-1820]; Mellville Island (BM-528098 ["sheet I"]; IT: BM-528097 [sheet II], BM-63058 separate, US-556777 ex PH drawn by A.Chase, US-556778 ex BM, LE) other sheets at BM from 2nd voyage (at Igloolika = arctica, b=abbreviata), and 3rd voyage (by Fisher) are not types
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Other names for this basionym:
Poa cenisia var. arctica (R. Br.) Richt.
Projects: China , IPCN , New World Grasses , PAPGI , VPA

Common Names:
  • Arctic blugrass (English, United States)
Keywords: AGF, FCC, FNA, IGS, MC, zpo, IPCN

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