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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Saccharum japonicum Thunb., Trans. Linn. Soc. 2: 328 (1794).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Miscanthus sinensis Andersson, Öfvers. Kongl. Vetensk.-Akad. Förh. 12: 166 (1855).
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:

Erianthus japonicus (Thunb.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 14 (1812).

Ripidium japonicum (Thunb.) Trin., Fund. Agrost.: 169 (1820).

Eulalia japonica (Thunb.) Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 2: 333 (1832).

Xiphagrostis japonica (Thunb.) Coville, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 9: 400 (1905).

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