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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Avena nigra Wallr., Erst. Beitr. Fl. Hercyn.: 174 (1840).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Avena fatua L., Sp. Pl.: 80 (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.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova