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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Chaetochloa aurea (Hochst. ex A.Braun) Hitchc., Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 29: 128 (1916).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Setaria sphacelata (Schumach.) Stapf & C.E.Hubb. ex Moss, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1929: 195 (1929).
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:

Panicum chrysanthum Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 2: 254 (1841).

* Setaria aurea Hochst. ex A.Braun, Flora 24: 276 (1841).

Panicum aureum (Hochst. ex A.Braun) Nees, Linnaea 16: 218 (1842), nom. illeg.

Setaria chrysantha (Steud.) Heynh., Alph. Aufz. Gew.: 661 (1846), nom. superfl.

Setaria chrysochaeta T.Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 772 (1894), nom. superfl.

Setaria glauca var. aurea (Hochst. ex A.Braun) K.Schum. in K.M.Schumann & C.A.G.Lauterbach, Fl. Schutzgeb. Südsee: 180 (1900).

Chaetochloa glauca var. aurea (Hochst. ex A.Braun) W.F.Wright, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 9: 223 (1905).

Setaria sphacelata var. aurea (Hochst. ex A.Braun) Clayton, Kew Bull. 33: 505 (1979).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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