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|
|Locality:||Great Britain, VC34 West Gloucestershire, Frocester Hill, SO7902|
|ex herb:||Mr Harold Stuart Thompson|
|Institution:||University of Birmingham (BIRM)|
|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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Documented by hallucigenia on 12th March 2010.
Checked by mossysal