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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Arrhenatherum

oat grass
tall oatgrass

Hierarchical position of the Genus Arrhenatherum

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
   SuperOrdo  Juncanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 510. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Poales Small
pub. Fl. S.E. U.S.: 48. 1903.
   Familia  Poaceae (R. Br.) Barnh.
pub. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 22: 7. 15 Jan 1895, nom. cons.
common name: Gramineae
   Familia  Gramineae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 28. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
   Genus  Arrhenatherum P.Beauv.
common name: oatgrass

Named members of the Genus Arrhenatherum

   Species  elatius (L.) Beauv. ex J.& K. Presl
common name: tall oat grass
   Varietas  biaristatum (Peterm.) Peterm.
syn. Arrhenatherum elatius var. elatius
   Subspecies  bulbosum (Willd.) Sch�bler & G. Martens
syn. Arrhenatherum elatius var. bulbosum
   Varietas  bulbosum (Willd.) Spenner
common name: tall oatgrass, tuber oat grass
   Varietas  elatius
common name: tall oatgrass
   Varietas  tuberosum Thiel.
syn. Arrhenatherum elatius var. bulbosum

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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