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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Avena versicolor var. villarsiana St.-Yves, Candollea 4: 467 (1931), not validly publ.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Helictochloa versicolor (Vill.) Romero Zarco, Candollea 66: 103 (2011).
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 versicolor Vill., Prosp. Hist. Pl. Dauphiné: 17 (1779).

Danthorhiza versicolor (Vill.) Ten., Fl. Napol. 1(Prodr.): X (1811), genus not validly publ.

Avenastrum versicolor (Vill.) Fritsch, Excursionsfl. Oesterreich: 53 (1897).

Helictotrichon versicolor (Vill.) Pilg., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 45: 7 (1938).

Avenochloa versicolor (Vill.) Holub, Acta Horti Bot. Prag. 1962: 85 (1962).

Avenula versicolor (Vill.) M.Laínz, Comun. I. N. L. A. , Sér. Recurs. Nat. 2: 23 (1974).

Helictochloa versicolor (Vill.) Romero Zarco, Candollea 66: 103 (2011).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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