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Stipa ucrainica and S. zalesskii (Gramineae): Morphological and areological comparison

  • Yu. O. Kopylov-GuskovEmail author
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Abstract

Feather grasses of Stipa dasyphylla group always were a problem group for taxonomy. In this research we performed a critical analysis of diagnostic characters are used nowadays, and attempted to find new morphological characters which could make a discrimination of species of the group easier. We have shown a necessity of Stipa ucrainica and S. zalesskii distinguishing and also a distance of not-reaching a base of awn by ventral line of hairs on lemmas was non-effective character.

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Stipa ucrainica Stipa zalesskii taxonomy morphology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Biological FacultyDepartment of Higher Plants of Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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