Skip to main content

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Chrysopogon nutans var. avenaceus (Michx.) Coville & Branner, Rep. (Annual) Arkansas Geol. Surv. 4: 234 (1888 publ. 1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash in J.K.Small, Fl. S.E. U.S.: 66 (1903).
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 avenaceus Michx., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 58 (1803).

Sorghum avenaceum (Michx.) Chapm., Fl. South. U.S.: 583 (1860), nom. illeg.

Sorghum nutans subsp. avenaceum (Michx.) Hack. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(3): 274 (1883).

Andropogon nutans var. avenaceus (Michx.) Hack. in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 530 (1889).

Sorghastrum avenaceum (Michx.) Nash in N.L.Britton, Man. Fl. N. States: 71 (1901).

Holcus nutans var. avenaceus (Michx.) Stuck., Anales Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 11: 48 (1904).

Sorghum nutans subvar. avenaceum (Michx.) Roberty, Boissiera 9: 309 (1960).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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