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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Arrhenatherum precatorium (Thuill.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 56 (1812).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Arrhenatherum elatius subsp. elatius.
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 precatoria Thuill., Fl. Env. Paris, ed. 2: 58 (1799).

Avena elatior var. precatoria (Thuill.) Lej., Fl. Spa 1: 63 (1811).

Arrhenatherum avenaceum var. nodosum Rchb., Fl. Germ. Excurs. 1: 53 (1830).

Arrhenatherum avenaceum var. precatorium (Thuill.) Peterm., Fl. Lips. Excurs.: 106 (1838), nom. superfl.

Arrhenatherum elatius var. precatorium (Thuill.) Bréb., Fl. Normandie, ed. 2: 309 (1849).

Arrhenatherum elatius var. nodosum (Rchb.) F.T.Hubb., Rhodora 18: 234 (1916), nom. illeg.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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