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Calamagrostis pseudophragmites subsp. tartarica (Hook. f.) Tzvelev in Nov. Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 1965; 42. 1965. Tzvelev, Poaceae URSS 318. 1976.

  • Calamagrostis littorea var. tartarica Hook. f.
  • Calamagrostis pseudophragmites var. tartarica (Hook. f.) Bor
  • Calamagrostis turkestanica auct. non Hack.

    Culms 20-70 cm high with 2-3 nodes; panicle very dense, 4-12 cm long, usually purple-tinged but sometimes golden yellow.

    Type: Kashmir, Thomson (K) and numerous other syntypes.

    Distribution: Pakistan (N.W.F.P., Kashmir & ?Gilgit); western Himalayas.

    The two subspecies are not always distinct. A number of specimens named as var. tartarica by Hooker are scarcely different from subsp- pseudophragmites.


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