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Taxon: Heteranthelium piliferum (Banks & Sol.) Hochst.

Genus: Heteranthelium
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae
Nomen number: 18941
Place of publication: C. G. T. Kotschy (ed. Hohen.), Pl. Aleppo, exs. 130a. 1843 (ex Jaub. & Spach, 4:24; Ann.Sci.Nat.Bot. 14:358. 1851)
  • fide Frederiksen, only some of the sets of Hohenaker's exsiccatae 130a have diagnoses
  • the one at K consulted by ING did not
Name verified on: 07-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 27-Jan-2005
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 7 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.

Distributional range:

    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq [n.]; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey [e.]
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan [s.e.]; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
    Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan [w.]


  • Farr, E. R. et al., eds. 1979. Index nomina genericorum.; suppl. 1986 [lists as H. piliferum (Banks & Sol.) Hochst. ex Jaub. & Spach].
  • Frederiksen, S. 1993. Taxonomic studies in some annual genera of the Triticeae (Poaceae). Nordic J. Bot. 13:486.
  • Löve, Á. 1984. Conspectus of the Triticeae. Feddes Repert. 95:433.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR.


Check other web resources for Heteranthelium piliferum (Banks & Sol.) Hochst.:

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  • 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.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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