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Taxon: Elymus scabrifolius (Döll) J. H. Hunz.

Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 461262
Place of publication: Darwiniana 35:167. 1998
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-May-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Feb-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 8 (8 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage; forage

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Córdoba, Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Entre Ríos, Santa Fe, Tucumán] Uruguay


  1. Hunziker, J. H. 1998. Elymus hitchcocki y E. scabrifolius (Poaceae), dos especies sudamericanas poco afines que han sido consideradas coespecificas (Darwiniana) 35:167.
  2. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  3. Linde-Laursen, I. B. & O. Seberg 2001. Karyotypes of Elymus scabrifolius (Poaceae: Triticeae) from South America studied by banding techniques and in situ hybridization Hereditas (Beijing) 135:41-50.
  4. Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:298.
  5. Tomas, P. A. et al. 2012. Chromosomal characterization in native populations of Elymus scabrifolius from Argentina through classical and molecular cytogenetics (FISH-GISH) (Genome) 55:591-598.
  6. Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys (Wild Crop Rel Cer) 77-108.
  7. Zabala, J. M. et al. 2009. Variation in seed germination between Elymus scabrifolius (Döll) J. H. Hunz. lines from different habitats Seed Sci. Technol. 37:245-250.

Check other web resources for Elymus scabrifolius (Döll) J. H. Hunz. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=461262. Accessed 23 March 2019.