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Herbarium specimen: Bromopsis erecta

Taxon:Poaceae: Bromopsis erecta (Huds.) Fourr. ("Upright Brome")
Filed in taxon folder:Poaceae: Bromopsis erecta (Huds.) Fourr. ("Upright Brome")
Collected by:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Collection date:20/6/1931
Locality:Great Britain, VC34 West Gloucestershire, Frocester Hill, SO7902
ex herb:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Institution:University of Birmingham (BIRM)
Image:Bromopsis erecta herbarium specimen from Frocester Hill, VC34 West Gloucestershire in 1931 by Mr Harold Stuart Thompson.
notes:Much branched, stiff form of foliage, everywhere these apparent [and] due perhaps to the wet season. Normal filiform root leaves also sent H.S. Thompson.
"This specimen of Bromus erecta Huds. Which you send labelled Frocester, E Glous.June 1931 H.S. Thompson is attacked by the smut fungus Ustilago striaeformis [West} Niessl. This fungus is not uncommon on Bromus erecta " signed J Ramsbottom [keeper of botany] Brit[ish] Mus[eum] Nat[ural] Hist[ory].
Copy of letter to E.C.Wallace Sutton Surrey May 12th 1932.

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