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Last Modified 04/03/2013
NomenclatureMelica Linnaus, Sp. Pl. 1: 66. 1753.
List of Melica Species
The Eurasian grass Melica altissima L. is grown as an ornamental and has been reported escaping from cultivation in Bronx Co., NY. It may eventually be confirmed in our area, but no specimens have yet been seen.
References to Melica
- Boyle, W. S. 1945. A cytotaxonomic study of the North American species of Melica. Madrono 8: 1-26.
- Hempel, W. 1970. Taxonomische und chlorogische Untersuchungen an Arten von Melica L. subgen. Melica. Feddes Repert. 81: 131-145. (In German)