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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Brachypodium pentastachyon (Tineo) Gand., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 48: 407 (1901).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Brachypodium distachyon (L.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 101, 155 (1812).
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:

Festuca pentastachya (Tineo) C.Presl, Fl. Sicul.: xlv (1826).

Brachypodium distachyon var. pentastachyon (Tineo) Guss., Fl. Sicul. Syn. 1: 73 (1843).

* Bromus pentastachyos Tineo, Pl. Rar. Sicil.: 4 (1846).

Brachypodium distachyon f. pentastachyon (Tineo) Pamp., Bull. Soc. Bot. Ital. 1914: 48 (1914).

Trachynia pentastachya (Tineo) Tzvelev, Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 12: 81 (1975).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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