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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Agropyron violaceum (Hornem.) Lange, Consp. Fl. Groenland. 1: 155 (1880).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Elymus violaceus (Hornem.) J.Feilberg, Meddel. Gr°nland, Biosci. 15: 12 (1984).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

* Triticum violaceum Hornem. in G.C.Oeder & al. (eds.), Fl. Dan. 12: t. 2044 (1832).

Triticum repens var. violaceum (Hornem.) Hartm., Handb. Skand. Fl., ed. 4: 43 (1843).

Triticum biflorum var. hornemannii W.D.J.Koch, Syn. Fl. Germ. Helv., ed. 2: 953 (1844), nom. superfl.

Triticum caninum var. violaceum (Hornem.) Laest., Bot. Not. 1856: 77 (1856).

Agropyron caninum var. hornemannii Pease & A.H.Moore, Rhodora 12: 73 (1910), nom. superfl.

Agropyron biflorum var. hornemannii B.Fedtsch., Izv. Imp. Bot. Sada Petra Velikago 14(Suppl. 2): 95 (1915), nom. superfl.

Roegneria violacea (Hornem.) Melderis, Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 44: 159 (1950).

Elymus trachycaulus subsp. violaceus (Hornem.) ┴.L÷ve & D.L÷ve, Bot. Not. 128: 502 (1975 publ. 1976), nom. superfl.

Elymus violaceus (Hornem.) J.Feilberg, Meddel. Gr°nland, Biosci. 15: 12 (1984).

Elymus trachycaulus var. violaceus (Hornem.) S.L.Welsh, Utah Fl., ed. 4: 851 (2008), nom. superfl.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova