Taxon: Lolium remotum Schrank

Genus: Lolium
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 22496
Place of publication: Baier. Fl. 1:382. 1789
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • flax-field ryegrass  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • azevém-robusto  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • linrepe  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:



  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Iran
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India ; Pakistan
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Europe

    • Europe
    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Ukraine
    • Southwestern Europe: Spain La Palmas, Santa Cruz Tenerife
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria Australian plant census (APC) (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Census)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  • Terrell, E. E. 1968. A taxonomic revision of the genus Lolium Techn. Bull. U.S.D.A. 1392:38.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  • Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)


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