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Taxon: Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey subsp. brevifolius (J. G. Sm.) Barkworth

Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae.
Nomen number: 411995
Place of publication: Phytologia 83:305. 1998 ("1997")
Name verified on: 08-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Feb-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 33 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.


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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)

References:

  • Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource). [= Elymus elymoides var. brevifolius (J. G. Sm.) Dorn].
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Larson, S. R. et al. 2003. Amplified fragment length polymorphism in Elymus elymoides, Elymus multisetus, and other Elymus taxa. Canad. J. Bot. 81:789–804. [this study did not find support for a monophyletic subsp. brevifolius].
  • Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:287.
  • 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].

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey subsp. brevifolius (J. G. Sm.) Barkworth:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico

Check other databases for images:

  • Google Images 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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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?411995 (19 April 2014)

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