Arrhenatherum P.Beauv.

Common Name: Oatgrass

Family: Poaceae

Published in: Ess. Agrostogr. 55: 152. 1812.

Other: Lectotype: A. avenaceum P.Beauv. nom. illeg. - accepted name is A. elatius (L.) P.Beauv. (Pfeiff.: Nomencl. Bot. (Pfeiff.) 1: 274. 1872.) Arren = male (GK) ather = awn (GK) - referring to the bristly male flowers. Only one ornamental species.


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