Festuca ovina L.
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Festuca ovina L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000871222. Accessed on: 01 Jun 2020'

General Information

17. Festuca ovina L., Sp. Pl. 73 (1753). Lectotipo (designado por Jarvis et al., 1987): Europa, Linnaeus s.n. (LINN-92.1).

Por G. Davidse.

Innovaciones intravaginales; rizomas ausentes. Tallos 15-60 cm, glabros. Vainas glabras, pajizas, no fibrosas, los márgenes libres; aurículas ausentes; lígula 0.1 mm, glabra, con extensiones laterales diminutas; láminas 5-25 cm x 0.3-0.6 mm, involutas y permanentemente enrolladas, glabras; esclerénquima abaxial en bandas discontinuas entre los haces vasculares; esclerénquima adaxial ausente; células buliformes ausentes. Panículas 5-10 x 2-3 cm, algo densas, lanceolado-oblongas; eje escabriúsculo; ramas más inferiores solitarias o pareadas, adpresas, desnudas en el 1/4-1/3 inferior; pedicelos escabriúsculos. Espiguillas 5-10 mm; gluma inferior 2-3 mm, lanceolada, 1-nervia; gluma superior 3-4 mm; lemas 3.7-5 mm, glabras pero escabrosas cerca del ápice, enteras, la arista 0.5-1.5 mm; anteras 2-2.5 mm; ovario glabro. Potreros. CR (Godfrey 66649, ISC). c. 3000 m. (Nativa del hemisferio norte templado; introducida en montañas tropicales y en el hemisferio sur templado.)

  • Provided by: [C].Flora Mesoamericana
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    Plant densely tufted; shoots intravaginal. Culms 10–60 cm tall; node 1. Leaf sheaths glabrous or basal leaf sheaths occasionally with trichomes; auricles present as erect swellings or absent; leaf blades filiform, conduplicate, (3–)8–25 cm × 0.3–0.6 mm, margins usually scabrid, veins 5(–7); adaxial to abaxial sclerenchyma strands absent, abaxial sclerenchyma in a continuous ring; ligule (0.1–)0.2–0.5 mm, margin ciliate. Panicle contracted, narrow, 2–8 cm; branches (0.5–)1–2 cm, 1 at lowest node. Spikelets 4–6 mm, greenish, purplish or brown; florets 3–6; glumes glabrous or scabrid below apex; lower glume narrowly lanceolate to lanceolate, 1.8–2.8 mm; upper glume lanceolate or broadly lanceolate, 2.8–3.5 mm; rachilla internodes 0.8–1 mm; lemmas 3–4(–5) mm, punctiform or scabrid; awns 0.5–2 mm; palea keels scabrid. Anthers 1.5–2.2 mm. Ovary apex glabrous. Fl. and fr. Jun–Sep.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
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    Plantas cespitosas, hasta ca. 55 cm. Hojas con la vaina sin aurículas; lígula inconspicua; lámina 6–22(–26.5) cm × ca. 0.5 mm, involuta y enrollada, glabra. Infls. erectas, 4–10 cm, ± espiciformes y densas,verdes, las ramas inferiores solitarias o pareadas. Espiguillas 5–11 mm; gluma inferior 1-nervada, la superior3–4.5 mm; flósculos 3–9; lemas 3.5–5 mm, aristadas, la arista hasta ca. 1.5 mm.

  • Provided by: [D].Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica
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    "Much like no. 8 [Festuca brachyphylla Schult. & Schult.f.]; sheaths open to the base; blades ca 0.5 mm wide, firm, the sclerenchyma forming a continuous, ± even band; infl more open and spreading; spikelets 5–7 mm, 3–8-fld; lemmas 3–3.5 mm; anthers 2–2.5 mm; 2n=14. Native of Europe, weedy and occasionally intr. in the ne. part of our range. In the past often interpreted broadly to include our spp. 7, 8, and 10."

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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    New York Botanical Garden
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    Flora Mesoamericana
    Gerrit Davidse, Mario Sousa Sánchez, A. O. Chater, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Instituto de Biología, Missouri Botanical Garden, Natural History Museum (London, England) UNAM, 1994
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica
    Hammel, B. E.; Grayum, M. H.; Herrera, C.; Zamora, N. Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2003-2014
    • D Missouri Botanical Garden
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    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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