Taxon: Avena fatua L.

 
Genus: Avena
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Aveninae
Nomen number: 6104
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:80. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 28-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 1275 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Animal food: forage ()
  • Gene sources: drought resistance for oat (fide Agron Monog 33:618. 1992)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in oat (fide Agron Monog 33:618. 1992)
  • Gene sources: potential for high yield in oat (fide Agron Monog 33:618. 1992)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of oat (fide Wild Crop Rel Cer 3:144. 2011)
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968; V. N. Soldatov & I. G. Loskutov 1991; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Pakistan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part (c. & s.)] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain


    Naturalized (natzd. throughout temperate regions)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=6104. Accessed 19 April 2018.