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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Helictotrichon pruinosum (Hack. & Trab.) Henrard, Blumea 3: 430 (1940).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Helictochloa pruinosa (Hack. & Trab.) 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 pruinosa Hack. & Trab., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 36: 411 (1890).

Avena bromoides subsp. pruinosa (Hack. & Trab.) Trab. in J.A.Battandier & L.C.Trabut, Fl. Algérie, Monocot.: 183 (1895).

Avena bromoides subvar. hackelii St.-Yves, Candollea 4: 483 (1931).

Avena bromoides var. pruinosa (Hack. & Trab.) St.-Yves, Candollea 4: 483 (1931).

Avenochloa pruinosa (Hack. & Trab.) Holub, Acta Horti Bot. Prag. 1962: 84 (1962).

Avenula pruinosa (Hack. & Trab.) Holub, Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 11: 295 (1976).

Helictochloa pruinosa (Hack. & Trab.) Romero Zarco, Candollea 66: 103 (2011).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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