Melica minuta

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Melica minuta

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Status

Indigenous (IN)

Endemism

not endemic

Systematics

According to Hempel (2012) only the nominal subspecies is known to occur in Cyprus. The two other subspecies seem to be hybridogenous (allopolyploids?) which needs further corroboration regarding a future segregation as species. For the time being we accept the species M. minuta s. str.

Hempel W. 2012: Revision und Phylogenie der Arten der Gattung Melica L. (Poaceae) in Eurasien und Nordafrika. - Feddes Repert. 122: 1-253.

Distribution

Map
Division 1 indigenousA,B
Division 2 indigenousA,B,C
Division 3 indigenousA,B,C
Division 6 indigenousB,C
Division 7 indigenousB,C
Division 8 indigenousB,C
A. G. Alziar, Compte rendu du 4ème Iter Mediterraneum in Bocconea 11. 2000, B. W. Hempel, Revision und Phylogenie der Arten der Gattung Melica L. (Poaceae) in Eurasien und Nordafrika in Feddes Repert. 122. 2012, C. R. D. Meikle, Flora of Cyprus 2. 1985

Altitudinal range

01400 mD
D. R. D. Meikle, Flora of Cyprus 2. 1985