Genus: Schedonorus P. Beauv.

Usually considered a synonym of: Lolium L.

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Loliinae
Genus number: 17593
Last updated: 03-Feb-2017
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: placed by some in Lolium L.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Catalan, P. et al. 2004. Phylogeny of the festucoid grasses of subtribe Loliinae and allies (Poeae, Pooideae) inferred from ITS and trnL-F sequences. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 31:517-541.
  2. Darbyshire, S. J. 1993. Realignment of Festuca subg. Schedonorus with the genus Lolium (Poaceae). Novon 3:239-243. Note: places in Lolium L.
  3. Hand, M. L. et al. 2010. Evolutionary history of tall fescue morphotypes inferred from molecular phylogenetics of the Lolium-Festuca species complex. B. M. C. Evol. Biol. 10:303. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-10-303
  4. Holub, J. 1998. Reclassifications and new names in vascular plants - 1. Preslia 70:97-122. Note: accepts
  5. Soreng, R. J. & E. E. Terrell. 1997. Taxonomic notes on Schedonorus, a segregate genus from Festuca or Lolium, with new nothogenus × Schedolium and new combinations. Phytologia 83:85-88. Note: accepts
  6. Torrecilla, P. & P. Catalan. 2002. Phylogeny of broad-leaved and fine-leaved Festuca lineages (Poaceae) based on nuclear ITS sequences. Syst. Bot. 27:241-251. Note: nested within Festuca
  7. Tzvelev, N. N. 1999. On the size and nomenclature of some genera of the vascular plants of European Russia. Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 84(7):114-115. Note: accepts

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 10 July 2020.