Holcus

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Holcus
Gladde witbol bloeiwijze Holcus mollis.jpg
Holcus mollis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Aveneae
Genus: Holcus
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Species

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Holcus (or Soft-grass) [1] is a genus of eight species of grasses, native to Europe, Atlantic Ocean islands, Africa and western Asia.

Holcus species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Coleophora lixella.

Species

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clause 5.3.2.2.3 BS 7370-5