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

Genus: Heteranthelium
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 18941
Place of publication: C. G. T. Kotschy (ed. Hohen.), Pl. Aleppo, exs. 130a. 1843 (ex Jaub. & Spach, Ill.pl.orient. 4:24; Ann.Sci.Nat.Bot. 14:358. 1851)
Link to protologue:
  • • 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.
Accessions: 11 (7 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq (n.), Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey (e.)
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (s.e.), Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan

    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan (w.)


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

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

  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?18941. Accessed 15 August 2020.