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Taxon: Elymus cordilleranus Davidse & R. W. Pohl

Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 465988
Place of publication: Novon 2:100. 1992
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Nov-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, [Antioquia, Boyacá, Caldas, Cundinamarca, Nariño] Ecuador, [Pichincha] Peru [Cajamarca]


  1. Davidse, G. & R. W. Pohl. 1992. New taxa and nomenclatural combinations of Mesoamerican grasses (Poaceae). Novon 2:100. Note: Elymus cordilleranus was proposed to replace the illegtimate, later homonym Elymus attenuatus Á. Löve
  2. Dubcovsky, J. et al. 1997. Genome analysis of South American Elymus (Triticeae) and Leymus (Triticeae) species based on variation in repeated nucleotide sequences. Genome 40:505-520. Note: this study included one sample of Elymus cordilleranus a species with StH genome
  3. Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia. Darwiniana 49:185.
  4. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  5. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75
  6. Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:286.
  7. Sun, G. & X. Zhang. 2011. Origin of the H genome in StH-genomic Elymus species based on the single-copy nuclear gene DMC 1. Genome 54:655-662. Note: this study included one sample of Elymus cordilleranus confirming that its St genome was derived from Pseudoroegneria, however the origin of its H-genome appears to be linked to the Californian Hordeum brachyantherum subsp. californicum
  8. 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

Check other web resources for Elymus cordilleranus Davidse & R. W. Pohl :

  • 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
  • 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=465988. Accessed 20 July 2019.