The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Avena

The genus Avena is in the family Poaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Avena

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Avena abyssinica Hochst. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena aemulans Nevski Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena altissima Herb. ex St.-Yves Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena andropogoides Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena azo-carti Phil. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena barbata Brot. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena barbata Pott ex Link Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena bellardii Colla Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena benghalensis Schwägr. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena borbonia Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena brevis Roth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena byzantina K.Koch Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Avena capillacea P.Beauv. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena chinensis (Fisch. ex Roem. & Schult.) Metzg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena clauda Durieu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena diffusa Asch. & Graebn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Avena eriantha Durieu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena euhybrida Hausskn. ex Thell. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Avena × euhybrida Hausskn. ex Thell. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Avena fallax Roem. & Schult. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Avena fatua L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Avena flexuosa Schrank Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena geogica Zuccagni Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena glacialis Bory Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena glumosa Elliott Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena × haussknechtii Nevski Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena hexantha Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena hydrophila F.Muell. ex Hook.f. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena krylevii N. Pavl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Avena lanata Schrad. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena longiglumis Durieu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena lutea L.f. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena magellanica P.Beauv. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena maroccana Gand. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena mirandana Sennen ex St.-Yves Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena murphyi Ladiz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena nervosa R.Br. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena nitens L. ex B.D. Jacks. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Avena novae-valliae Dum.Cours. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena nuda L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Avena oaniculata Matzew Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Avena oregonense Hausskn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Avena patulipes Nyman Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Avena prostrata Ladiz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena pungens Sennen ex St.-Yves Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena purpurea Gueldenst. ex Griseb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena radula Franch. & Sav. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena sativa L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 4
Avena saxatilis (Lojac.) Rocha Afonso Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena splendens Colla Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena sterilis L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 6
Avena stipiformis L. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena strigosa Schreb. Accepted L WCSP 2012-03-23 3
Avena vaviloviana (Malzev) Mordv. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena ventricosa Balansa Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Avena vivipara Kuntze Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Avena volgensis (Vavilov) Nevski Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 178 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Avena. Of these 22 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 258 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Avena. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 178 species names for the genus Avena recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 22 12.4%
Synonym 118 66.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 38 21.3%

All names

The status of the 436 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Avena recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 35 8.0%
Synonym 355 81.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 46 10.6%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 178 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Avena, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 21 95 0 0 116 65.2%
Medium confidence 0 7 0 0 7 3.9%
Low confidence 1 16 0 38 55 30.9%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Avena is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 9 0 10 0 19 10.7%
WCSP 22 109 0 28 0 159 89.3%