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Taxon: Elymus macrourus (Turcz. ex Steud.) Tzvelev

Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae.
Nomen number: 102732
Place of publication: Spisok Rast. Gerb. Fl. S.S.S.R. Bot. Inst. Vsesojuzn. Akad. Nauk 18:30. 1970
Name verified on: 08-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • northern wheatgrass   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wheat   (fide Wild Crop Rel Cer 2:78. 2011)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Yakutia-Sakha, Yamal Nenets
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Khabarovsk, Magadan
  • EUROPE
    East Europe: Russian Federation - Komi [possibly], Nenets
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory [w.], Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia [n.]

References:

  • Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Kharkevich, S. S., ed. 1985. Vascular plants of the Russian Far East.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR. [= Roegneria macroura].
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000–. Flora of Siberia (English translation).
  • Löve, Á. 1984. Conspectus of the Triticeae. Feddes Repert. 95:463.
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR.
  • Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys. 77–108 In: Kole, C., ed., Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, cereals. 77–108. [this review mentioned the diversity of genome constitution in Triticeae, all types found in Elymus able to cross with wheat].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Elymus macrourus (Turcz. ex Steud.) Tzvelev:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?102732 (03 September 2014)

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