Helictotrichon Besser

Common Name: Alpine Oatgrass

Family: Poaceae

Published in: Mant. 3 (Schultes & Schultes f.) 526: 1827.

Other: Heliktos = twisted (Gk), trichos = hair, bristle (Gk) - referring to the shape of the awn. Lectotype H. sempervirens (Vill.) Pilg.


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