Helictotrichon argaeum (Boiss.) Parsa

First published in Fl. Iran 5: 641 (1951)
This name is a synonym of Helictochloa versicolor subsp. caucasica

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • von Raab-Straube, E. (ed.) (2012-2022). The Euro+Med PlantBase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity http://ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/query.asp. [Cited as Helictochloa versicolor subsp. caucasica.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Helictotrichon argaeum.]
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1985). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 9: 1-724. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. [Cited as Helictotrichon argaeum.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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