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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Hordeum bulbosumBulbous BarleyPoaceae or Gramineae 20
Hordeum deficiens Poaceae or Gramineae 30
Hordeum distichonTwo-Rowed BarleyPoaceae or GramineaeH. vulgare distichon.43
Hordeum hexastichonSix-Row Barley, Common barleyPoaceae or GramineaeH. vulgare hexastichon.30
Hordeum intermedium Poaceae or Gramineae 20
Hordeum jubatumFoxtail Barley, Intermediate barleyPoaceae or Gramineae 11
Hordeum murinumMouse Barley, Smooth barley, Hare barley, Wall barleyPoaceae or Gramineae 21
Hordeum trifurcatumEgyptian BarleyPoaceae or Gramineae 20
Hordeum vulgareBarley, Common barleyPoaceae or GramineaeFrumentum hordeum, Hordeum sativum, Hordeum nigrum, Hordeum durum, Secale orientale43
Hordeum zeocritonSprat BarleyPoaceae or Gramineae 20
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