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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Avena fatua subsp. sativa (L.) Thell., Vierteljahrsschr. Naturf. Ges. Zürich 56: 325 (1911).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Avena sativa L., Sp. Pl.: 79 (1753).
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 sativa L., Sp. Pl.: 79 (1753).

Avena dispermis Mill., Gard. Dict. ed. 8: n.º 1 (1768), nom. superfl.

Avena sativa convar. patula Alef., Landw. Fl.: 320 (1866), not validly publ.

Avena fatua var. sativa (L.) Hausskn., Mitt. Geogr. Ges. (Thüringen) Jena 3: 238 (1885).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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