Distribution of morphological diversity within widespread Australian species of Poa (Poaceae, tribe Poeae) and implications for taxonomy of the genus
Joanne L Birch, Freya M Berwick, Neville G Walsh, David J Cantrill, Daniel J Murphy
Australian Systematic Botany | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2014
Awarded by Australian Biological Resources Study Bush Blitz Strategic Taxonomy Grants Scheme
AD, BRI, CANB, HO, NSW and PERTH kindly provided herbarium specimens on loan. PERTH provided fieldwork support in Western Australia. Department of Parks and Wildlife (Western Australia) and Department of Environment and Primary Industries (Victoria) provided collection permits. Staff of the Collections branch at MEL provided extensive curation and research assistance. These data were generated by F. Berwick during completion of a Willis studentship at RBG Melbourne, generously supported by the Cybec Foundation. I. Clarke kindly provided photos for Fig. 1. The Board of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium, Adelaide, South Australia, and the National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL), Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, granted permission for reproduction of specimens. We thank two anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments. This work was supported by the Australian Biological Resources Study Bush Blitz Strategic Taxonomy Grants Scheme (BBR210-46) to D. J. Murphy, N. G. Walsh and D. J. Cantrill.