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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Andropogon argutus Nees ex Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 391 (1854).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Chrysopogon argutus (Nees ex Steud.) Trin. ex B.D.Jacks., Index Kew. 1: 530 (1893).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

Sorghum argutum (Nees ex Steud.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 791 (1891).

Chrysopogon argutus (Nees ex Steud.) Trin. ex B.D.Jacks., Index Kew. 1: 530 (1893).

Rhaphis arguta (Nees ex Steud.) B.D.Jacks., Index Kew. 2: 704 (1895).

Vetiveria arguta (Nees ex Steud.) C.E.Hubb., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1939: 654 (1940).

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova