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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum amplectens (Nees) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 791 (1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Diheteropogon amplectens (Nees) Clayton, Kew Bull. 20: 75 (1966).
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 amplectens Nees, Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill.: 104 (1841).

Cymbachne amplectens (Nees) Roberty, Bull. Inst. Fondam. Afrique Noire, SÚr. A, Sci. Nat. 22: 105 (1960).

Diheteropogon amplectens (Nees) Clayton, Kew Bull. 20: 75 (1966).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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