Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Avena pratensis
Poaceae Barnhart
Avena pratensis L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 1: 80 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Habitat in Europae pascuis siccis apricis."
Ewart, A.J. (1908), Contributions to the Flora of Australia No. VIII. The Victorian Naturalist 24(12): 191 [secondary reference]
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2008), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Comment: A northern hemisphere taxon, now referred to Helictotrichon pratense (L.) Pilg., recorded as a "naturalized alien" by A.J.Ewart, Vict. Naturalist 24: 191 (1908) but not known to be naturalised in Australia.
Weiller, C.M., Jacobs, S.W.L. & Thompson, I.R. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2009), Avena. Flora of Australia 44A: 126 [secondary reference]
  • Text: "Listed for Vic. by A.J.Ewart, Vict. Naturalist 24: 191 (1908), based on a specimen collected by Charles Walter in 1898. The species has not been collected in Australia since and it is not considered naturalised. The specimen in MEL was correctly identified at the time and has since been redetermined as Helictotrichon pratense (L.) PIlg., Repert Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 45: 6 (1938)."