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Group: Monocot Rank: species Herbarium Placement: Lehmann, lower, A, 19

Authors: Published In: Chloris Melvilliana 30. 1823. (Chlor. Melvill.) Name publication detail
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. 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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Concept:    details
Combinations for this basionym:
Poa cenisia var. arctica (R. Br.) Richt.
Projects: China , IPCN , New World Grasses

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

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