Festuca Tourn. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 73 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Temp. & Subtropical to Tropical Mountains.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Burundi, Buryatiya, California, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Chad, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Congo, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Is., Finland, Florida, France, Free State, Føroyar, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Kerguelen, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Louisiana, Macquarie Is., Madagascar, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Sicilia, Sinai, Somalia, South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, South Georgia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Svalbard, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vermont, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Antipodean Is., Ascension, Bahamas, Crozet Is., Desventurados Is., Dominican Republic, Easter Is., El Salvador, Haiti, Jamaica, Kermadec Is., Leeward Is., Marion-Prince Edward, Mauritius, Nansei-shoto, Norfolk Is., Northern Territory, Puerto Rico, Queensland, St.Helena, Tristan da Cunha, Tubuai Is., Vietnam, Western Australia, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5, 33 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl. 73 (1753)
  • St.-Yves in Candollea 4: 65 (1929).

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 33 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 73 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 33 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 73 (1753)
  • St. Yves in Rev. Bret. Bot. 2: 1 (1927)
  • in Candollea 4: 65 (1929)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2016 Wood, J.R.I.; Haigh, A. [21684] Bolivia K000501766 Holotype Yes
Jun 17, 2005 Wood, J.R.I. [4460] Colombia K001463900 Yes
Jun 17, 2005 Wood, J.R.I. [4539] Colombia K001464333 Yes
Jul 1, 1986 Procter, J. [2322] Kenya K000345283 Type Yes
Sep 1, 1985 Humbert, H. [13459] Madagascar K000345274 Isotype Yes
Jul 1, 1985 Perrier de la Bâthie, J.M.H.A.; Kerbier [67] Madagascar K000345272 Isolectotype Yes
Jul 1, 1985 Humbert, H. [6407] Madagascar K000345271 Type Yes
Jul 1, 1985 Humbert, H. [4586] Madagascar K000345270 Isotype Yes
Jul 1, 1985 Schimper [410] Ethiopia K000345297 Isotype Yes
Nov 1, 1983 Brown, R. [6293] Australia K000913270 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1982 Tedd, H.G. [1834] K000913150 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1982 Tedd, H.G. [1834] K000913149 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1982 Tedd, H.G. [1834] K000913148 Isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1981 Hinton, G.B. [8791] Mexico K000465702 No
Jan 1, 1981 Hinton, G.B. [2453] Mexico K000465703 No
Jan 1, 1981 Hinton, G.B. [8791] Mexico K000465701 No
May 1, 1976 Hennipman, E.; Nijhoff, P.; Swennen, C.; Tulp, A.S.; Vader, W.J.M.; de Wilde, W.J.J.O. [1830] Turkey K000913218 Type Yes
May 1, 1976 Balls, E.K. [372] Turkey K000913222 Type Yes
Nov 1, 1975 Duthie, J.F. [13469] India K000032121 Type Yes
Nov 1, 1975 Clarke, C.B. [29468] India K000032120 Type Yes
Nov 1, 1975 Clarke, C.B. [29183] India K000032122 Syntype Yes
Nov 1, 1975 Clarke, C.B. [28672] India K000032123 Type Yes
Jul 1, 1967 Fries [1366] Kenya K000333357 No
Jul 1, 1967 Napper, D.M. [584] Kenya K000333371 No
Jul 1, 1967 Hatch, S.L. [4311] Kenya K000333347 No
Jul 1, 1967 Robertson, S.A. [2152] Kenya K000333365 No
Jul 1, 1967 Evans, J.O.; Erens, J. [1141] Kenya K000333344 No
Jul 1, 1967 Edwards, D.C. [52] Kenya K000333362 No
Jul 1, 1967 Maas Geesteranus, R.A. [6101] Kenya K000333364 No
Jul 1, 1967 Edwards, D.C. [2964] Kenya K000333363 No
Jul 1, 1967 Bogdan, A. [3190] Kenya K000333359 No
Jul 1, 1967 Edwards, D.C. [1800] Kenya K000333358 No
Jul 1, 1967 Alexeev E [107] Kenya K000333346 No
Jul 1, 1967 Bogdan, A. [3050] Kenya K000333369 No
Jul 1, 1967 Bogdan, A. [5411] Kenya K000333361 No
Jul 1, 1967 Wellby, M.J. [44] Kenya K000333372 No
Jul 1, 1967 James, E. [11] Kenya K000333368 No
Jul 1, 1967 Edwards, D.C. [1456] Kenya K000333348 No
Jul 1, 1967 Trapnell, C.G. [2360] Kenya K000333354 No
Jul 1, 1967 Webster, M.M. [44] Kenya K000333342 No
Jul 1, 1967 Barney, R.W. [1095] Kenya K000333343 No
Jul 1, 1967 Bogdan, A. [1665] Kenya K000333350 No
Jul 1, 1967 Hedberg [1478] Kenya K000333349 No
Jul 1, 1967 Fries [382] Kenya K000333370 No
Jul 1, 1967 Watt, L.W. [1127] Kenya K000333356 No
Jul 1, 1967 Wilson, J. [1227] Kenya K000333367 No
Jul 1, 1967 Napier, E.R.; Napier, P. [1567] Kenya K000333345 No
Jul 1, 1967 Hitchcock, A.S. [25062] Kenya K000333373 No
Jul 1, 1967 Bally, P.R.O. [835] Kenya K000333366 No
Jul 1, 1967 Hitchcock, A.S. [25045] Kenya K000333374 No
Jul 1, 1967 Watt, L.W. [1126] Kenya K000333355 No
Jul 1, 1967 Bogdan, A. [3239] Kenya K000333360 No
Parnell, R. [261] United Kingdom K000912947 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lancucka, M.; Pawlowski, B.; Srodon, A. [294] Poland K000308209 Yes
Auquier, P.H.; Bellotte, W.; Favaux, E. [1139] France K000913151 Type Yes
Stancik, D. [3401B] Colombia K001464332 Isotype Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3799] Nepal K001117236 Unknown Type Material Yes
Spruce, R. [6096] Ecuador K000201340 Yes
Renvoize, S.A.; Laegaard, S. [5031] Peru K000433588 Type Yes
Stancik, D. [1886] Colombia K000433587 Type Yes
Nyarady, E.I. [730] Romania K000913161 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3798] Nepal K001117235 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [5331] Colombia K001463920 Yes
Pichler, T. [s.n.] Croatia K000912863 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fischer, W. [45] Argentina K000386945 No
Guthnick [s.n.] Portugal K000345300 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [5260] Colombia K001463973 Yes
King Chile K000433666 Type Yes
s.coll. [68] Italy K000912862 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schimper [1384] Ethiopia K000345298 Isolectotype Yes
Soreng, R.J.; Peterson, P.M.; Hang, S. [5590] China K001636181 No
Soreng, R.J.; Peterson, P.M.; Hang, S. [5539] China K001636184 No
Soreng, R.J.; Peterson, P.M.; Hang, S. [5580] China K001636182 No
Soreng, R.J.; Peterson, P.M.; Hang, S. [5489] China K001636189 No
Soreng, R.J.; Peterson, P.M.; Hang, S. [5503] China K001636190 No
Farille, M.A. [81-772] Nepal K001612149 Yes
Farille, M.A. [81-448] Nepal K001612181 Yes
Farille, M.A. [81-428] Nepal K001612217 Yes
Peterson, P.M.; Salariato, D.L.; Soreng, R.J. [19209] Argentina K001614419 Yes
Peterson, P.M.; Salariato, D.L.; Soreng, R.J. [19215] Argentina K001614423 Yes
Peterson, P.M.; Salariato, D.L.; Soreng, R.J. [19200] Argentina K001614415 Yes
Jolinon, J.C. [701] French Southern and Antarctic Lands K001636610 No
Peterson, P.; Soreng, R.J.; Romashchenko, K. [20614] Peru K001611095 Yes
Peterson, P.; Soreng, R.J.; Romashchenko, K.; González-Elizondo, M.S. [20658] Bolivia K001604824 Yes
Peterson, P.; Soreng, R.J.; Romashchenko, K. [20691] Bolivia K001604827 Yes
Peterson, P.; Soreng, R.J.; Romashchenko, K. [20706] Bolivia K001604835 Yes
Peterson, P.; Soreng, R.J.; Romashchenko, K.; González-Elizondo, M.S. [20632] Bolivia K001604845 Yes
Peterson, P.; Soreng, R.J.; Romashchenko, K.; González-Elizondo, M.S. [20633] Bolivia K001604856 Yes
Kotschy, T. [882] Egypt K002799988 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [5254] Colombia K000433581 Isotype Yes
Galeotti, H.G. [1766?] Mexico K000433555 Isolectotype Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3798] Nepal K001117234 Unknown Type Material Yes
Stancik, D. [4290] Colombia K000433646 Type Yes
Wilde, J.J.F.E.; Gilbert, M.G. [47] Ethiopia K000345295 Holotype Yes
Guthnick? [s.n.] Portugal K000345301 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hohenacker, R.F. [1829] Peru K000433654 Unknown Type Material Yes
Stancik, D. [4287] Venezuela K000433584 Isotype Yes
Gautier, G. [61] France K000913168 Unknown Type Material Yes
Woloszczak, E. [1016] Poland K000308212 Yes
Domin, K.; Krajina, V.J. [128] Slovakia K000308210 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000912864 Unknown Type Material Yes
Luke, W.R.Q. [8883] Kenya K000333352 No
Grisebach, A.H.R. [s.n.] K000912857 Unknown Type Material Yes
Boissier P.E. [195] Spain K000912898 Unknown Type Material Yes
Facchini, F. [2303] Italy K000912861 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France K000913119 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [4507] Colombia K001464456 Yes
Wall, A. [2] New Zealand K000975654 Type Yes
Parnell, R. [257] United Kingdom K000912948 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hochstetter [131] Portugal K000345299 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sylvester, S.P. [1955] Peru K001464459 Yes
Hubbard, C.E. [13609] United Kingdom K000913376 Isotype Yes
Hubbard, C.E. [13609] United Kingdom K000913375 Type Yes
Stancik, D. [4262] Venezuela K000501816 Isotype Yes
Fiori, A. [1624] Italy K000912946 Unknown Type Material Yes
Iltis, H.H.; C.M. et al. [853] Peru K000433583 Holotype Yes
unknown [s.n.] K000696807 No
Thuillier, J.L. [s.n.] K000913118 Unknown Type Material Yes
Palmer, Dr., Edward [164] Mexico K000433561 Type Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3801] Nepal K001117238 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ramsay, P.M.; Merrow-Smith, P.J. [1035] Ecuador K001463979 Yes
King [539] Argentina K000433655 Paralectotype Yes
Hedberg, O. [1751] Kenya K000333351 No
Huter, R.; Porta, P.; Rigo, G. [461] Italy K000912911 Unknown Type Material Yes
Huter, R.; Porta, P.; Rigo, G. [461] Italy K000912912 Unknown Type Material Yes
Guicciardi, G. [346] Greece K000912865 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3800] Nepal K001117237 Unknown Type Material Yes
Spruce, R. [5958] Ecuador K000201563 Yes
Degen, A., de [181] Hungary K000308213 Yes
Lancucka, M.; Pawlowski, B.; Srodon, A. [294] Poland K000308208 Yes
Czako, C. [2699] Hungary K000308211 Yes
Longhi-Wagner, H.M.; Witten [2852] Brazil K001077752 Yes
Greenway, P.J. [14546] Kenya K000333375 No
García, P.E. [324/2018] Spain Micropyrum K001634069 Yes
Oppenheimer, H. [H51534] United States Vulpia K001765269 Yes
Lange, J. [84] Spain Vulpia K000789786 Unknown Type Material Yes
Parlatore, F. [s.n.] Italy Vulpia K000789794 Unknown Type Material Yes
Longhi-Wagner, H.M. [128365] Brazil Vulpia K001077705 Yes
Gouan, A. [s.n.] Italy Vulpia K000789788 Unknown Type Material Yes
Broussonet, P.M.A. [s.n.] Spain Vulpia K000789787 Unknown Type Material Yes
Turner, D. [s.n.] Vulpia K000789789 Unknown Type Material Yes

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    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0