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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Andropogon brevifolius var. platyphyllus Franch., Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Autun 8: 324 (1895).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Schizachyrium platyphyllum (Franch.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 188 (1917).
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 platyphyllum (Franch.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792 (1891).

Schizachyrium platyphyllum (Franch.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 188 (1917).

Andropogon platyphyllus (Franch.) Pilg. in H.G.A.Engler, Nat. Pflanzenfam. ed. 2, 14e: 166 (1940), nom. illeg.

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