Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on Festuca pannonica, F. valesiaca and F. pseudodalmatica (Poaceae)

Authors: Šmarda, Petr1; Danihelka, Jiří; Foggi, Bruno2

Source: Taxon, Volume 58, Number 1, February 2009 , pp. 271-276(6)

Publisher: International Association for Plant Taxonomy

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Abstract:

The taxonomic identity of Festuca pannonica Wulfen (1809) is analysed, and lectotypes are designated for F. valesiaca Schleich. ex Gaudin (1811) and F. pseudodalmatica Krajina ex Domin (1929). The nomenclatural and taxonomic histories of these taxa are briefly described, and the lectotypes of their names are analysed morphologically. As the lectotype of F. pannonica is unambiguously referable to F. valesiaca, rejection of the name F. pannonica is desirable and is proposed separately.

Keywords: CENTRAL EUROPE; FESCUE; LECTOTYPIFICATION; TAXONOMY

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Department of Botany and Zoology, Masaryk University, Kotlářská 2, 611 37 Brno, Czech Republic 2: Department of Botany, University of Florence, via La Pira, 4, 50121 Firenze, Italy

Publication date: February 1, 2009

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