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Taxon: Avena abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich.

 
Genus: Avena
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Aveninae
Nomen number: 6084
Place of publication: Tent. fl. abyss. 2:415. 1850-1851
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Jun-2012
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 237 (234 active, 123 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: cereal
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia (n.)


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Ahokas, H. & M.-L. Manninen 2000. Introgressive hexapoid oats from the Avena abyssinica × A. sativa hybrid: performance, grain lipds and proteins (Euphytica) 111:153-160.
  3. Baum, B. R. 1971. Taxonomic studies in Avena abyssinica and A. vaviloviana, and some related species Canad. J. Bot. 49:2227-2232.
  4. Baum, B. R. 1977. Oats: wild and cultivated. A monograph of the genus Avena (Poaceae). 1977 (Monog Avena) 248.
  5. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  6. Jellen, E. N. & J. M. Leggett 2006. Chapter 7. Cytogenetic manipulation in oat improvement [Volume 2. Cereals ] (Genet Res Chrom Crop) 261.
  7. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  8. Ladizinsky, G. Chapter 2.7. Oat domestication (Oat Evol) 60-61.
  9. Li, C.-D. et al. 2000. Tracing the phylogeny of the hexaploid oat Avena sativa with satellite DNA's Crop Sci. (Madison) 40:1755-1763.
  10. Loskutov, I. G. & H. W. Rines 2011. Chapter 3. Avena (Wild Crop Rel Cer) 109-183.
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Avena abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich. :

  • 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.

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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=6084. Accessed 23 February 2019.