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1 December 2001 New distribution and morphological data of Vulpia membranacea
Hildemar Scholz, Thomas Raus
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Vulpia membranacea is more widespread than supposed before. Specimens from W Germany, N Greece, S Macedonia, Israel, the Balearic and Canary Islands, considerably extending the total range of the species, are listed and dot-mapped here for the first time. Stomata measurements in the newly investigated material partly disaccord with the previously reported correlation of stomata size and chromosome numbers of 2n = 14 and 2n = 28, questioning the ploidy level as a differentiating character of the closely related species V. membranacea and V. fasciculata. Unusual lemma scabrosity in specimens from the Canary Islands is documented by REM photographs.

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Hildemar Scholz and Thomas Raus "New distribution and morphological data of Vulpia membranacea," Willdenowia 31(2), 309-313, (1 December 2001).
Published: 1 December 2001
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