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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



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

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Dichanthium caricosum (L.) A.Camus, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 27: 549 (1921).
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 caricosus L., Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 1480 (1763), nom. cons.

Andropogon caricosus subsp. genuinus Hack. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 569 (1889), not validly publ.

Dichanthium caricosum (L.) A.Camus, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 27: 549 (1921).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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