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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Sorghum hirtiflorum (Nees) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792 (1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Schizachyrium sanguineum (Retz.) Alston in H.Trimen, Handb. Fl. Ceylon 6(Suppl.): 334 (1931).
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 hirtiflorum Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 334 (1829).

Andropogon hirtiflorus (Nees) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 2: 569 (1832).

Andropogon hirtiflorus var. genuinus Hack. in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 372 (1889), not validly publ.

Schizachyrium sanguineum subvar. hirtiflorum (Nees) Roberty, Boissiera 9: 221 (1960).

Schizachyrium sanguineum var. hirtiflorum (Nees) S.L.Hatch, Sida 10: 321 (1984).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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