Bromus rubens

Bromus rubens L. (syn.: Anisantha rubens (L.) Nevski, B. madritensis L. subsp. rubens (L.) Husnot) (Medit.) – A very rare and ephemeral alien. First seen in 1904. Much decreasing lately and probably last seen in 1953. Most historical records are from the valley of river Vesdre near Verviers (as a wool alien). Some records are associated with grain importation.

Herbarium specimen


Selected literature:

Rivas Ponce M.A. (1988) Nuevos datos para la diagnosis de Bromus rubens L. y B. madritensis L. (Poaceae). Lagascalia 15(1): 89-93.

Sales F. (1994) A reassessment of the Bromus madritensis complex (Poaceae): a multivariate approach. Isr. J. Pl. Sc. 42: 245-255.

Scholz H. (1981a) Bemerkungen über Bromus madritensis und B. rubens (Gramineae). Willdenowia 11: 249-258.

Van Ooststroom S.J. & Reichgelt Th.J. (1961) Enige voor België nieuwe adventieven. Bull. Jard. Bot. Etat Brux. 31: 431-441.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith