Taxon profile


Tall Fescue
Festuca arundinacea Schreb.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  genus Festuca - fescue

Scientific synonyms

Festuca fenas Lag.
Lolium arundinaceum (Schreb.) S.J. Darbyshire
Schedonorus arundinaceus
Schedonorus phoenix (Scop.) Holub

Other names

= Reed Fescue


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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Festuca arundinacea subsp. atlantigena (St.-Yves) Auquier)
subspecies Festuca arundinacea subsp. fenas (Lag.) Arcang.
subspecies Festuca arundinacea subsp. mediterranea (Hack.) K. Richt.

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Festuca arundinacea Schreb.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Festuca arundinacea Schreb.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Festuca_arundinacea_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Festuca arundinacea Schreb.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Festuca arundinacea]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Festuca arundinacea Schreb.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Festuca arundinacea Schreb.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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