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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Elytrigia afghanica (Melderis) Holub, Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 12: 426 (1977).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Elymus afghanicus (Melderis) G.Singh, Taxon 32: 639 (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:

* Agropyron afghanicum Melderis in N.L.Bor, Grass. Burma, Ceylon, India & Pakistan: 689 (1960).

Elymus afghanicus (Melderis) G.Singh, Taxon 32: 639 (1983).

Elytrigia intermedia subsp. afghanica (Melderis) Á.Löve, Feddes Repert. 95: 486 (1984).

Trichopyrum intermedium subsp. afghanicum (Melderis) Á.Löve, Veröff. Geobot. Inst. ETH Stiftung Rübel Zürich 87: 49 (1986), no basionym ref.

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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