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Genus: Schedonorus P. Beauv.

Probable synonym of: Festuca L.

Family: Poaceae subfamily Pooideae tribe Poeae subtribe Loliinae
Altfamily: Gramineae
Genus number: 17593
Last updated: 13-Aug-2009
Comment: placed by some in Lolium L.

List of Species Records in GRIN.

References for genus:

  • Catalan, P. et al. 2004. Phylogeny of the festucoid grasses of subtribe Loliinae and allies (Poeae, Pooideae) inferred from ITS and trnL-F sequences. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 31:517–541.
  • Darbyshire, S. J. 1993. Realignment of Festuca subg. Schedonorus with the genus Lolium (Poaceae). Novon 3:239–243. [places in Lolium L.].
  • Hand, M. L. et al. 2010. Evolutionary history of tall fescue morphotypes inferred from molecular phylogenetics of the Lolium-Festuca species complex. B. M. C. Evol. Biol. 10:301 (doi: 10.1186/1471–2148–10–303).
  • Holub, J. 1998. Reclassifications and new names in vascular plants - 1. Preslia 70:97–122. [accepts].
  • Soreng, R. J. & E. E. Terrell. 1997. Taxonomic notes on Schedonorus, a segregate genus from Festuca or Lolium, with new nothogenus ×Schedololium and new combinations. Phytologia 83:85–88. [accepts].
  • Torrecilla, P. & P. Catalan. 2002. Phylogeny of broad-leaved and fine-leaved Festuca lineages (Poaceae) based on nuclear ITS sequences. Syst. Bot. 27:241–251. [nested within Festuca].
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1999. On the size and nomenclature of some genera of the vascular plants of European Russia. Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 84(7):114–115. [accepts].
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Check other nomenclature databases for Schedonorus:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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