Pooideae. –This subfamily is the largest in the grass family consisting of 4200 species and 194 genera (Table 2) and occurs in all regions of the world with a temperate climate in high latitudes and altitudes. It includes some of the world’s most prolific genera Festuca (635 species), Poa (544 species), Agrostis (219 species), Stipa (193 species), Bromus (160 species), Puccinellia (115 species), as well as many smaller and monotypic genera.
Kew 2002 Photos BKS Kew 2005
EDUCATION & CAREER:
1971 First degree: BSc (Hons: Botany) 2:1. Manchester University.
1976 Second degree: PhD. Thesis title: Biosystematic studies in the Juncus bufonius aggregate in western
Europe. Manchester University.