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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Helictotrichon hookeri (Scribn.) Henrard, Blumea 3: 429 (1940).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Helictochloa hookeri (Scribn.) Romero Zarco, Candollea 66: 102 (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 var. americana Scribn., Bot. Gaz. 11: 177 (1886).

Avena hookeri Scribn., True Grasses: 123 (1890).

Avena americana (Scribn.) Scribn., Bull. Div. Agrostol. U.S.D.A. 7: 183 (1897), nom. superfl.

Avenochloa hookeri (Scribn.) Holub, Acta Horti Bot. Prag. 1962: 84 (1962).

Arrhenatherum hookeri (Scribn.) Potztal, Willdenowia 4: 400 (1968).

Avenula hookeri (Scribn.) Holub, Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 11: 295 (1976).

Helictochloa hookeri (Scribn.) Romero Zarco, Candollea 66: 102 (2011).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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