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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Andropogon macrolepis Hack., Flora 68: 125 (1885).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Hyperthelia dissoluta (Nees ex Steud.) Clayton, Kew Bull. 20: 441 (1966).
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 macrolepis (Hack.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792 (1891).

Hyparrhenia macrolepis (Hack.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 328 (1919).

Hyperthelia macrolepis (Hack.) Clayton, Kew Bull. 20: 445 (1966).

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