This taxon name is current. The available references for this name are:
Elymus distichus (Thunb.) Melderis is a nomenclatural synonym.
Reason Fide G.Perry pers. comm. 14/10/94
Agropyron distichum (Thunb.) P.Beauv. is a nomenclatural synonym.
Reason See Love, Feddes Rep.95:476
See also: A longer explanation of these and other terms in our Plant Names Primer.
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