Taxon: Avena sterilis L.

 
Genus: Avena
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Poeae
        Subtribe: Aveninae
Nomen number: 6148
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:118. 1762
Name Verified on: 29-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Sep-2008
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 10340 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • animated oat  (Source: AH 505) - English
  • sterile oat  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • wild oat  (Source: USDA/APHIS) - English
  • wild red oat  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • winter wild oat  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • avoine animée  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • avoine stérile  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Winterhafer  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • aveão  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • avena caballuna  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • avena estéril  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • avena loca  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • storhavre  (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn) - Swedish
  • oves besplodny  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian
  • oves sredizemnomorskij  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: disease resistance for oat (fide Agron Monogr 33:617. 1992)
  • Gene sources: high yield for oat (fide Agron Monogr 33:617. 1992)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of oat (fide Wild Crop Rel Cer 3:162. 2011)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Econ Pl Aust)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia
    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
    • Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Estonia; Lithuania; Ukraine, - Krym
    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

    . widely natzd. elsewhere

References:

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  • Brown, C. M. & F. L. Patterson 1992. Conventional oat breeding. In H. G. Marshall & M. E. Sorrells, eds., Oat science and technology Agronomy 33:613-656.
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