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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Melica altissima L., Sp. Pl.: 66 (1753).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: EC. & E. Europe to Siberia and Iran
11 AUT CZE ger HUN 13 BUL ita ROM YUG 14 RUC RUE RUS UKR 30 ALT BRY KRA WSB YAK 32 KAZ KGZ TZK UZB 33 NCS TCS 34 IRN TUR 36 CHX (72) ont (74) okl (75) nwy
Lifeform: Hemicr. or rhizome geophyte
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova