Stipa klimesii M.Nobis, Phytotaxa 174(3): 166-168 [174-176] (2014)., M. Nobis, Phytotaxa 174 (3): 166 - 168 [174 - 176, 2014

Nobis, Marcin, Gudkova, Polina D. & Pendry, Colin A., 2019, Synopsis of the tribe Stipeae (Poaceae) in Nepal, PhytoKeys 128, pp. 97-119: 103

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.128.34637

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scientific name

Stipa klimesii M.Nobis, Phytotaxa 174(3): 166-168 [174-176] (2014).
status

 

Stipa klimesii M.Nobis, Phytotaxa 174(3): 166-168 [174-176] (2014).  

= Stipa basiplumosa   Munro ex Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 7(22): 229 (1896) var. longearistata   Munro ex Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 7(22): 229 (1896).

Type.

India, NW India, Jammu and Kashmir State, Ladakh, Indus Vy: Zhung (Leh), Ganglas - upper part, springs with drinking water, 3880-4000 m, 30 Jul. 2001, 34°12.3'N, 77°36.8'E, L. Klimeš 1155, 1156 (holotype KRA!, isotype PRA!).

General distribution.

Bhutan, China (Tibet), India (Ladakh, Sikkim), Nepal, Pakistan, ( Nobis et al. 2014, 2015).

Distribution in Nepal.

Mustang.

Habitat.

High mountain steppes and alpine mats, among subalpine shrubs and on rocky ledges.

Altitudinal range.

3500-5000 m.

Notes.

These specimens were previously identified as S. roborowskyi   , but this species does not occur in Nepal. This species differs from S. klimesii   in having shorter ligules on the vegetative shoots [0.5 –1.5(– 2) vs. (2 –)3.5–7.5(– 9) mm], shorter anthecium [(6 –)6.5–7.5(– 7.7) vs. (7 –)8.3–9.5(– 10) mm] and shorter hairs on seta [(0.3)0.5 –1.1(– 1.4) vs. (1 –)1.3–2(– 2.3) mm long, respectively].

Selected specimens studied.

Mustang: Damodar, on dry sandy slope, 29°11'N, 83°58'E, 28 Jul. 1979, P.R. Shakya, S.R. Adhikari & K.R. Amatya 5111 (KATH); Kunda, 28°59'9"N, 84°9'26"E, 4720-4740 m, 11 Aug. 2001, S. Noshiro, M. Amano & T. Kurosawa 20104179 (KATH).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Stipa