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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Avena fatua var. sterilis (L.) Mérat, Nouv. Fl. Env. Paris: 32 (1812).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Avena sterilis L., Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 118 (1762).
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 sterilis L., Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 118 (1762).

Avena macrocarpa Moench, Methodus: 196 (1794), nom. superfl.

Avena nutans St.-Lag., Ann. Soc. Bot. Lyon 11(Mém.): 43 (1883 publ. 1884), nom. superfl.

Avena sterilis subsp. macrocarpa Briq., Prodr. Fl. Corse 1: 105 (1910), not validly publ.

Avena sativa var. sterilis (L.) Fiori, Nouv. Fl. Italia 1: 109 (1923).

Avena sativa subsp. sterilis (L.) De Wet, Kulturpflanze 29: 186 (1981).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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