A synopsis of Phragmites (Poaceae) for Belarus

V. N. Tikhomirov

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31111/novitates/2021.52.8


A taxonomic review of the Phragmites Adans. (Poaceae) in Belarus is presented. It is shown that P. nigricans (Mérat) E. S. Marshall et Shoolbred is the priority name of the widespread species formerly known as P. communis Trin. The new species P. tzvelevii Val. N. Tikhom. is described, which is apparently the result of ancient hybridization of P. nigricans and P. altissimus (Benth.) Mabille. The lectotype of the name P. nigricans is designated. A key for identification and brief descriptions of five Phragmites species identified in Belarus are provided.

Key words: Phragmites, new species, new combination, Belarus

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Tikhomirov V. N. 2021. A synopsis of Phragmites (Poaceae) for Belarus // Novitates Syst. Pl. Vasc. Vol. 52. P. 8-20. https://doi.org/10.31111/novitates/2021.52.8

Submitted: 20.07.2021. Accepted: 2.12.2021.


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