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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Agropyron pungens var. setigerum Dumort., Observ. Gramin. Belg.: 96 (1824).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Elymus athericus (Link) Kerguélen, Lejeunia, n.s., 110: 57 (1983).
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:

Elymus pycnanthus var. setiger (Dumort.) Melderis, Watsonia 14: 393 (1983).

Elytrigia atherica f. setigera (Dumort.) Stace, Watsonia 27: 369 (2009).

Elymus athericus f. setigerus (Dumort.) Stace, Edinburgh J. Bot. 76: 178 (2018).

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