Taeniatherum Nevski

Taeniatherum is currently accepted as a monotypic genus, native to Eurasia (Mabberley 2008). Previous authors tended to elevate some of the varieties to species rank.

Taeniatherum caput-medusae


Frederiksen S. (1986) Revision of Taeniatherum (Poaceae). Nordic J. Bot. 6: 389-397.

Frederiksen S. & von Bothmer R. (1986) Relationships in Taeniatherum (Poaceae) Canad. J. Bot. 64(10): 2343-2347.

Humphries C.J. (1978) Variation in Taeniatherum caput-medusae (L.) Nevski. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 76: 340-344.

Jansen P. (1951) Flora Neerlandica, deel 1, aflevering 2. KNBV, Amsterdam: 272 p.

Mabberley D.J. (2008) Mabberley’s plant-book (3th ed.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: XVIII + 1021 p.

Symeonidis L., Moustakas M. & Karataglis S. (1987) Biosystematic study of the genus Taeniatherum in Greece. Flora (Germany) 179(3): 171-177.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith