Festuca decolorata Markgr.-Dann. (1981:203)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last (and only) record: 1968 (Erdal et al., 2022:17)

Rediscovered on 19 July 2021 (Erdal et al., 2022:20)



Mount Uludağ, Turkey


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Markgraf-Dannenberg, I. (1981). The Genus Festuca (Gramineae) in Turkey: New Taxa and New Names. Willdenowia 11(2): 201-210.


Other references:

Clayton, W. D., Harman, K. T. and Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Davis, P. H. (ed.). (1985). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 9: 1-724. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.

Erdal, Jelena, Yaprak, Gencer, Özgencil, İbrahim Kaan and Doğan, Musa. (2022). Rediscovery and Neotypification of Festuca decolorata (Poaceae), an Endemic Species from Mount Uludağ (Türkiye) with Amended Species Description and Notes on Ecology, Distribution and Conservation. Herbarium Turcicum 2: 17-26.

Markgraf-Dannenberg, I. (1985). Festuca L., pp. 400-440. In: Davis, P. H. (Ed.). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands, vol. 9. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.


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