Avena barbata Pott ex Link

Common name

English: Slender Oat

German: Barthafer

Portuguese: Aveia-barbada, Balanco-bravo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Cyperales (87)

        Family: Poaceae (70) (family description)

          Genus: Avena (3)

           Epithet: barbata Pott ex Link (4)

Synonym: Avena hirsuta Moench

barbata => bearded, having tufts of long weak hairs

hirsuta => having long distinct hairs, rough, hairy

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, white

External links

Check for Avena barbata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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