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Taxon: Elymus fedtschenkoi Tzvelev

Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 314089
Place of publication: Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 10:21. 1973
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (10 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan (n.)
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay (mountains)]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (e. & s.), Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan (w.), Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia (w.)

    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan (n.)


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  2. Hodge, C. D. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic analysis of the maternal genome of tetraploid StStYY Elymus (Triticeae: Poaceae) species and the monogenomic Triticeae based on rps16 sequence data. Pl. Sci. (Elsevier) 178:463-468. Note: this study included one USDA accession (PI 564927) of Elymus fedtschenkoi
  3. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  4. Salomon, B. 1994. Taxonomy and morphology of the Elymus semicostatus group (Poaceae). Nordic J. Bot. 14:16.
  5. Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR
  6. Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, cereals 77-108. Note: this review mentioned the diversity of genome constitution in Triticeae, all types found in Elymus able to cross with wheat
  7. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  8. Zhiwu, L. & D. R. Dewey. 1983. The genome constitution of Elymus fedtschenkoi. Acta Genet. Sin. 10:20-27. Note: this study recognizes Elymus fedtschenkoi with a StH genome

Check other web resources for Elymus fedtschenkoi Tzvelev :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=314089. Accessed 15 September 2019.