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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Hordeum distichon L., Sp. Pl.: 85 (1753).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: a cultigen from Iraq
(10) grb nor swe (11) aut bgm cze ger hun net pol swi (12) cor fra por spa (13) alb ita rom tue yug (14) blr blt kry ruc rue run rus ruw ukr (20) alg lby mor tun (21) cny (31) amu kam kha mag prm sak (32) kaz kgz tkm tzk uzb (33) ncs tcs (34) afg cyp irn IRQ lbs pal tur (35) kuw (36) chn chq chs cht (37) mon (38) jap kor (40) nep pak (50) nsw qld soa tas vic wau (51) nzn nzs (83) ecu (90) keg
Lifeform: Ther.
Remarks: Cultivated as a fodder plant (two-rowed Barley).
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.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova