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 Changed: 27-Jan-2005
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan


  • Farr, E. R. et al., eds. Index nomina genericorum. 1979; suppl. 1986 (ING)
  • 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. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)


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