Deschampsia chapmanii facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDeschampsia chapmanii
|as Catabrosa antarctica Hook.f.|
Catabrosa antarctica Hook.f.
The genus, Deschampsia, was named for Louis Auguste Deschamps who served as surgeon (and botanist) in the expedition of d'Entrecasteaux in search of La Pérouse, while the specific epithet, chapmanii, honours F.R. Chapman who collected the type specimen.
This species has been listed as "Not Threatened" (2004, 2009, 2012) under the New Zealand Threat Classification System, and again in 2018 with a further comment that it was safe overseas.
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