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Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on Festuca (Poaceae): the Festuca vizzavonae and "F. cyrnea" problem

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Morphological and karyological features show that Festuca vizzavonae and F. rubra var. cyrnea St. Yves & Litard. are taxonomic synonyms and that F. vizzavonae would be the correct name for this taxon at the rank of species. As this name has, however, been generally considered synonymous with F. alpina subsp. briquetii (/F. alfrediana), this would result in a confusing, and therefore disadvantageous, nomenclatural change. A proposal to reject F. vizzavonae is, therefore, being made.

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Università degli Studi di Firenze, via G. La Pira, 4, I-50121 Firenze, Italy.

Publication date: August 1, 2003

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