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Taxon: Leymus ambiguus (Vasey & Scribn.) D. R. Dewey

 
Genus: Leymus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 314121
Place of publication: Brittonia 35:32. 1983
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (5 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • Colorado wild rye  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (w.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (n.w.)]


References:

  1. Barkworth, M. E. & D. R. Dewey. 1985. Genomically based genera in the perennial Triticeae of North America: identification and membership. Amer. J. Bot. 72:769.
  2. Barkworth, M. E. & R. J. Atkins. 1984. Leymus Hochst. (Gramineae: Triticeae) in North America: taxonomy and distribution. Amer. J. Bot. 71:621.
  3. Culumber, C. M. et al. 2011. Genetic structure of Eurasian and North American Leymus (Triticeae) wildryes assessed by chloroplast DNA sequences and AFLP profiles. Pl. Syst. Evol. 294:207-225. Note: this study found evidence of a hybrid origin of Leymus ambiguus, and having L. cinereus and L salinus as parental species
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:422.
  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 (NsXm) found in Leymus able to cross with wheat
  7. Yen, C. et al. 2009. Synopsis of Leymus Hochst. (Triticeae: Poaceae). J. Syst. Evol. 47:76.

Check other web resources for Leymus ambiguus (Vasey & Scribn.) D. R. Dewey :

Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=314121. Accessed 21 July 2019.