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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 33–34. 1823. (late 1823) (Chlor. Melvill.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
Type-Protologue
Locality: [Melville Island, 1820, from title]
Distribution: Canada
Note: No collections or locations mentioned, although a var. Beta "Perianthia mutica" is mentioned
Type Specimens
  • IT: Joseph D. Hooker - 66. (MO/BC:MO-992684/A:2960895)
  • OM: ; ; Melville Island (LE-TRIN- 1876.01) sent from England by Prescott in 1929 as Dupontia fisheri, but actually Deschamspia brevifolia
  • ST: s. n.; ; (LE/A:GST) Trinius scrips.
  • ST: Edwards s.n.; 1820; (BM; IST: US-3168553)
New Name:
!Aira arctica Spreng. 
Higher Taxa:     Taxonomy Browser
Concept:    details
Other names for this basionym:
*Aira caespitosa var. brevifolia (R. Br.) Trautv.
**Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. brevifolia (R. Br.) Tzvelev
*Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. brevifolia (R. Br.) Tzvelev
Projects: IPCN , New World Grasses , VPA

Keywords: AGF, FM, FNA, IGS, MC, US.TYPES, IPCN

 
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