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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Holcus contortus (L.) Stuck., Anales Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 11: 48 (1904).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Heteropogon contortus (L.) P.Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 836 (1817).
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 contortus L., Sp. Pl.: 1045 (1753).

Heteropogon hirtus Pers., Syn. Pl. 2: 533 (1807), nom. superfl.

Heteropogon contortus (L.) P.Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 836 (1817).

Heteropogon contortus var. hirtus Hack. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(3): 267 (1883), not validly publ.

Sorghum contortum (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 791 (1891).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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