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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Brachypodium rigidum (Roth) Link, Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 1: 96 (1821).

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 rigida Roth, Catal. Bot. 1: 12 (1797).

Triticum asperum DC., Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp.: 153 (1813).

Brachypodium asperum (DC.) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 742 (1817), nom. superfl.

Trachynia rigida (Roth) Link, Hort. Berol. 1: 43 (1827).

Brachypodium distachyon var. asperum (DC.) Parl., Fl. Ital. 1: 492 (1850).

Festuca rigidoaspera Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 317 (1854), nom. superfl.

Brachypodium distachyon subsp. asperum (DC.) Arcang., Comp. Fl. Ital.: 801 (1882).

Brachypodium distachyon subvar. asperum (DC.) St.-Yves, Candollea 5: 482 (1934).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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