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This species is accepted, and its native range is France to Ukraine.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose; clumped loosely. Rhizomes elongated. Culms geniculately ascending; 50-150 cm long; 4-5 -noded. Culm-internodes smooth. Lateral branches lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 3-5 mm long; lacerate. Leaf-blades flat, or convolute; 3-8 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough adaxially; pilose; sparsely hairy; hairy adaxially.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; linear; dense, or loose; 8-20 cm long; 3-6 cm wide. Primary panicle branches bearing spikelets almost to the base. Panicle branches scaberulous. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets cuneate; laterally compressed; 4-6 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 1 length of lemma.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets cuneate; laterally compressed; 4-6 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 1 length of lemma.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma; gaping. Lower glume lanceolate; 4-6 mm long; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume apex acuminate. Upper glume lanceolate; 1.6-1.7 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Upper glume apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma oblong; 2.5-3.5 mm long; membranous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma apex dentate; 2 -fid; muticous, or awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; arising 0.5-0.6 way up back of lemma; straight; 1-2 mm long overall; without a column. Rhachilla extension 0.5 mm long; pilose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 2. Anthers 3. Stigmas 2.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Hilum punctiform. Disseminule comprising a floret.
Distribution
Europe: central, southwestern, southeastern, and eastern.
Reference
Aveneae. Fl Eur 1995.

Native to:

Austria, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Calamagrostis villosa (Chaix) J.F.Gmel. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Thomas, L. [s.n.], Germany K000838327
s.coll. [s.n.] K000838298
Thomas, L. [s.n.] K000838328
Besser, W.S.J.G.von [s.n.] K000838299
Torges, K.E.W. [s.n.], Germany K000838329

First published in Syst. Nat. ed. 13[bis]: 172 (1791)

Accepted by

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Fedorov, A.A. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Russia. The European part and bordering regions 1: 1-546. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Broekfield.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.

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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0