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Genus: Lolium L.

Family: Poaceae subfamily Pooideae tribe Poeae subtribe Loliinae
Altfamily: Gramineae
Common name: darnel, ryegrass
Genus number: 6936
Last updated: 13-Aug-2009

List of Species Records in GRIN.


References for genus:

  • Aiken, S. G. et al. 1998. Implications from SDS-PAGE analysis of seed proteins in the classification of taxa of Festuca and Lolium (Poaceae). Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 26:511–533.
  • 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. [nested within broad-leaved Festuca].
  • 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).
  • 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].
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:


Check other nomenclature databases for Lolium:

  • 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].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?6936 (30 July 2014)

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