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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum campestre Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 790 (1891), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Schizachyrium tenerum Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 336 (1829).
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:

Schizachyrium filiforme Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 338 (1829).

Andropogon neesii Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 2: 263 (1832).

* Andropogon campestris Kunth, Enum. Pl. 1: 489 (1833), nom. illeg.

Andropogon tener var. neesii (Trin.) Hack. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(3): 301 (1883).

Andropogon tener var. filiformis (Nees) Hack. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 379 (1889), nom. superfl.

Schizachyrium tenerum var. filiforme (Nees) Roberty, Boissiera 9: 226 (1960).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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