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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Avenastrum pratense (L.) Opiz, Seznam: 20 (1852).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Helictochloa pratensis (L.) 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 pratensis L., Sp. Pl.: 80 (1753).

Trisetum pratense (L.) Dumort., Observ. Gramin. Belg.: 122 (1824), nom. illeg.

Avena pratensis var. minor Roth, Enum. Pl. Phaen. Germ. 1(1): 378 (1827), not validly publ.

Heuffelia pratensis (L.) Schur, Enum. Pl. Transsilv.: 762 (1866).

Avenula pratensis (L.) Dumort., Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 7: 68 (1868).

Arrhenatherum pratense (L.) Samp., Anais Fac. Ci. Univ. Porto 17: 45 (1931).

Helictotrichon pratense (L.) Pilg., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 45: 6 (1938).

Avenochloa pratensis (L.) Holub, Acta Horti Bot. Prag. 1962: 84 (1962).

Helictochloa pratensis (L.) Romero Zarco, Candollea 66: 103 (2011).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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