Stipa capillacea Keng, Sunyatsenia 6(2): 100, pl. 15 (1941)., Keng, Sunyatsenia 6 (2): 100, pl. 15, 1941

Nobis, Marcin, Gudkova, Polina D. & Pendry, Colin A., 2019, Synopsis of the tribe Stipeae (Poaceae) in Nepal, PhytoKeys 128, pp. 97-119: 104

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Stipa capillacea Keng, Sunyatsenia 6(2): 100, pl. 15 (1941).
status

 

Stipa capillacea Keng, Sunyatsenia 6(2): 100, pl. 15 (1941).  

= S. koelzii   R.R.Stewart, Brittonia 5: 441 (1945).

Type.

Open grass land in rear of Shaowusze Agricultural Station, Taining district, Sikang province, 22 Jul. 1940, K.L. Chü 7449 (holotype: N, isotype: PE!).

General distribution.

Bhutan, S China, N India, Nepal, Pakistan, ( Freitag 1985; Noltie 2000; Wu and Phillips 2006).

Distribution in Nepal.

Mustang, Rasuwa, Solukhumbu.

Habitat.

Alpine meadows.

Altitudinal range.

2800-4100 m.

Note.

These specimens were previously identified as Stipa consanguinea   , but this species does not occur in Nepal. Stipa capillacea   differs from other species of the genus in awns twisted together at top of panicle.

Selected specimens studied.

Mustang: Kali Gandaki, Thulo Bugin, ESE Lete, S- facing steep slope, 28°38'4"N, 83°36'20"E, 2820 m, 10 Oct. 1977, G. Miehe 762b (BM); at edge of field, 13000 ft, 3 Aug. 1954, J.D.A. Stainton, W.R. Sykes & L.H.J. Williams 2150 (BM, K); Rasuwa: Langtang, 28°13'N, 85°3'E, 3900 m, 7 Aug. 1970 J.F. Dobremez 522 (BM, E); Kyanjin Gompa, 28°12'42"N, 85°34'1"E 11500-12500 ft, 10 Aug. 1969, A. Richard 103 (BM); Ganesh Himal, 28°20'N, 85°10'E, Apr. 1975 - May 1975, B. Yon 252 (E). Solukhumbu: Orsho, east facing slope open ground, grazed area with scattered Juniperus indica, 27°52'15"N, 86°48'44"E, 4100 m, 19 Sep. 2005, DNEP3 AX83 (E, KATH).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Stipa