Seed oats

Authors: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer, Prof. Dr. med. Martina Bacharach-Buhles

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Last updated on: 04.01.2022

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Synonym(s)

Avena sativa; Oats genuine; real oat

Definition
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Avena sativa, also known as seed oats or true oats, is a plant from the genus Avena (oats) within the Poaceae family (sweet grasses).

General information
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Seed oat is an annual herbaceous plant that reaches growth heights of between 0.6 and 1.5 m. The inflorescence of the plant consists of risepen grass with a length between 15 and 30 cm. At the top, the panicles stand spikes each bear two to three flowers. At maturity, the grains are firmly fused with the short-bearded lemma and the glume. The glumes surround the actual grain.

Avena sativa is the parent plant of Avenae stramentum, Avena herba

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Avena sativa; Oats genuine;

Outgoing links (2)

Avenae stramentum; Avena herba;