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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Arrhenatherum erianthum Boiss. & Reut., Pugill. Pl. Afr. Bor. Hispan.: 121 (1852).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Arrhenatherum album subsp. album.
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:

Avena eriantha (Boiss. & Reut.) Hack., Oesterr. Bot. Z. 27: 122 (1877), nom. illeg.

Arrhenatherum elatius subsp. erianthum (Boiss. & Reut.) Trab. in J.A.Battandier & L.C.Trabut, Fl. Algérie, Monocot.: 185 (1895).

Arrhenatherum elatius var. erianthum (Boiss. & Reut.) Paunero, Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 6: 507 (1946).

Arrhenatherum album var. erianthum (Boiss. & Reut.) Romero Zarco, Acta Bot. Malac. 10: 145 (1985).

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