Aristida purpurea var. longiseta (Steud.) Vasey

Sokoloff, Paul C., Freebury, Colin E., Hamilton, Paul B. & Saarela, Jeffery M., 2016, The " Martian " flora: new collections of vascular plants, lichens, fungi, algae, and cyanobacteria from the Mars Desert Research Station, Utah, Biodiversity Data Journal 4, pp. 8176-8176: 8176

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.4.e8176

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scientific name

Aristida purpurea var. longiseta (Steud.) Vasey
status

 

Aristida purpurea var. longiseta (Steud.) Vasey  

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordNumber: 310; recordedBy: Sokoloff, Paul C.; Taxon: scientificName: Aristidapurpureavar.longiseta (Steud.) Vasey; kingdom: Plantae; phylum: Angiosperms; class: Monocots; order: Poales; family: Poaceae; genus: Aristida; specificEpithet: purpurea; infraspecificEpithet: longiseta; taxonRank: Variety; scientificNameAuthorship: (Steud.) Vasey; Location: continent: North America; country: United States of America; countryCode: USA; stateProvince: Utah; county: Wayne County; municipality: Hanksville; locality: Mars Desert Research Station ; verbatimLocality: Sandstone plateau immediately southwest of Mars Desert Research Station, alongside ATV trail; verbatimElevation: 1412 m; verbatimLatitude: 38°24'22.4"N; verbatimLongitude: 110°47'40.3"W; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Saarela, Jeffery M.; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: verbatimEventDate: November 24, 2014; habitat: Dry conglomerate sandstone; Record Level: institutionID: CMN; collectionID: CAN 607496; collectionCode: CAN, UTC; basisOfRecord: Preserved Specimen GoogleMaps  

Notes

This species was previously reported for the nearby San Rafael Swell ( Harris 1983). While Welsh et al. (1993) did not recognize subspecies of this taxon in Utah, following Allred (2003) our specimen is identifiable as var. longiseta   .

Supplemental File: CAN 607496 (Suppl. material 58).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Aristida