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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum asperum (Thunb.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 131 (1812).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Pentameris aspera (Thunb.) Galley & H.P.Linder, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 97: 330 (2010).
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:

* Holcus asper Thunb., Prodr. Pl. Cap.: 20 (1794).

Andropogon asper (Thunb.) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 166 (1829).

Pentaschistis aspera (Thunb.) Stapf in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 7: 500 (1899).

Pentameris aspera (Thunb.) Galley & H.P.Linder, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 97: 330 (2010).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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