Poa koelzii Bor, Kew Bull. 3: 139 1948. ;
N. Pakistan to Tibet: Altay, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya as per POWO;
Common name: Koelz’s Grass

3 posts by 3 authors.
Kindly Identify this species
Location: Paddar valley J&K
Altitude: 3500 m asl
Date: 8th August 2011

Poa sp. probably P.koelzii

May be Poa koelzii as suggested by … and kept in FOI as such.

GBIF specimens look close.

Already listed ! Poa koelzii  – Flowers of India !

Poa koelzii

Attaching cropped images (although of very poor quality)

These pictures are of Poa koelzii. The three pictures in the earlier post were of Cyperaceae – the inflorescence is different and borne on peduncles having triangular cross section. The photo in the link is also Poa koelzii. The same grass in a better form is also posted at https://www.flowersofindia.Koelz%27s%20Grass.html


POWO  Catalogue of Life (Poa alberti subsp. kunlunensis (N.R.Cui) Olonova & G.H.Zhu)  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  IPNI  GBIF (High resolution specimens) Flora of Pakistan  Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  IBIS Flora
Taxonomic notes on the dwarf bluegrasses (Poa L., Poaceae) of section Stenopoa in Pan-Himalayas- Marina Vladimirovna OLONOVA, You-Sheng CHEN, Sabine MIEHE, Keshab Raj RAJBHANDRI, and Mary BARKWORTH- Taiwania 62(3): 315-320, 2017 (pdf)

Taxonomic description and annotation of Poa albertii Regel (Poaceae: Pooideae, Poeae, Poinae) from North Western Himalayas, India– Mudassir Ahmad Bhat, Sheikh Abdul Shakoor and Amarjit Singh Sooda- March 2018 Annals of Plant Sciences 7(3):2096