EPPO Global Database

Avena sativa(AVESA)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-02

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AVESA
  • Preferred name: Avena sativa
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

A cultivated cereal and fodder plant originating in Turkey and Caucasus, where it still occurs in the wild. Introduced into most of the Euromediterranean region in ancient times as a weed of cereal crops, but now declining. Widespread as the cultivated species in temperate regions (including Siberia, Central Asia, China, northern part of Indian subcontinent, and also North America).

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Avena sativa subsp. macrantha (Hackel) Mordvilko
Avena sativa subsp. sativa Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
common oat English
oat English
gewöhnlicher Saathafer German
Rispenhafer German
Saathafer German
Sommerhafer German
avoine cultivée French
avena Spanish
avena blanca Spanish (AR)
avena Italian
avena coltivata Italian
biada Italian
haver Dutch
haver Dutch
aveia Portuguese
aveia Portuguese
aveia-doida Portuguese
aveia-nua Portuguese
balanco Portuguese
balanco-maior Portuguese
balanquinho Portuguese
rabo-de-galo Portuguese
havre Swedish
エンバク Japanese
オートムギ Japanese
マカラスムギ Japanese
enbaku Japanese
makarasumugi Japanese
ôtomugi Japanese
овёс посевной Russian
almindelig havre Danish
havre Norwegian
peltokaura Finnish
beyaz yulaf Turkish
yulaf Turkish
shibbolet-shu'al Hebrew
שִׁבֹּלֶת-שׁוּעָל Hebrew
owies zwyczajny Polish
abrak zab Hungarian
tërshërë Albanian
обикновен овес Bulgarian
посевен овес Bulgarian
civada Catalan
yàn mài Chinese
燕麦 Chinese
zob Croatian
zob  Croatian
oves setý Czech
harilik kaer Estonian
αβένα ήμερη Greek
βρώμη Greek
sējas auzas Latvian
sėjamoji aviža Lithuanian
ovăs Romanian
ovăz Romanian
ovos siaty Slovak
navadni oves Slovene
овес посівний Ukrainian