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Poaceae

Agrostis masafuerana Pilg.

Place of Publication

Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 16: 388 (1920)

Type citation

CHILE, “Juan Fernández, Masafuera, hochland bei Las Torres, ca. 1300 m, 14 Feb 1917”, C. & I. Skottsberg 424 (Holotype: B; isotypes: BAA, K, P, US).

References

  • Pilger (1920)

    Pilger, R. 1920. Ueber einige Graminae der Skotssbergschen Sammlung von Juan Fernandez. Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 16: 385-388

  • Baeza et al. (2002)

    Baez, C M , Stuessy, T F and Marticorena, C 2002. Notes on the Poaceae of the Robinson Crusoe (Juan Fernández) Islands, Chile. Brittonia 54(3): 154–163.

  • Finot et al. (2017)

    Finot, V.L. , Marticorena, A. , Rodríguez, R. , Muñoz, R.G. and , 2017. Systematic Diversity of the Family Poaceae (Gramineae) in Chile, In: Grillo, O. (ed.) The Dynamical Processes of Biodiversity - case studies of evolution and spatial distribution (pp 71-108) Intech. Available from:http://www.intechopen.com/books/the-dynamical-processes-of-biodiversity-case-studies-of-evolution-and-spatial-distribution/systematic-diversity-of-the-family-poaceae-gramineae-in-chile

  • Penneckamp (2018)

    Penneckamp Furniel, D. 2018. Flora Vascular Silvestre del Archipiélago Juan Fernández. Primera Edición (versión electrónica). Planeta de Papel Ediciones, Valparaíso, Chile. 723 pp.

Regions

Archipiélago de Juan Fernández

Distribution and habitat

Only found in the Juan Fernández Archipelago on Alejandro Selkirk Island (Masafuera Island) between 800–1350 m above sea level. Growing in rocky outcrops.

Conservation status

  • Critically endangered (CR) (Baeza et al. (2002))

Habit

Perennial, to 50 cm tall. Flowering, January to February