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Taxon: Holcus annuus Salzm. ex C. A. Mey.

Genus: Holcus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Holcinae
Nomen number: 432479
Place of publication: Verz. Pfl. Casp. Meer. 17. 1831
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco

    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan

    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece, Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain


    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [South Australia (s.e.), Victoria]


  1. Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist. Note: mentions
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  3. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  4. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  5. Menezes de Sequeira, M. & S. Castroviejo. 2006. 9. Novedades nomenclaturales en el género Holcus (Poaceae). Acta Bot. Malac. 31:236-238.
  6. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. Note: = Holcus setosus Trin.
  7. Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR
  8. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.

Check other web resources for Holcus annuus Salzm. ex C. A. Mey. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=432479. Accessed 17 September 2019.