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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



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

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Hyparrhenia cymbaria (L.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 332 (1919).
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 cymbarius L., Mant. Pl. 2: 303 (1771).

Anthistiria cymbaria (L.) Roxb., Hort. Bengal.: 6 (1814).

Cymbopogon elegans Spreng., Pl. Min. Cogn. Pug. 2: 14 (1815), nom. illeg.

Cymbopogon cymbarius (L.) Rendle, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 38: 241 (1908).

Hyparrhenia cymbaria (L.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 332 (1919).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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