Skip to main content

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Andropogon sorghum subsp. effusus (Hack.) Hitchc., Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 28: 35 (1915).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sorghum arundinaceum (Desv.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 114 (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:

* Andropogon sorghum var. effusus Hack. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 563 (1889).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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