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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Sorghum lanigerum (Desf.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792 (1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cymbopogon iwarancusa subsp. olivieri (Boiss.) Soenarko, Reinwardtia 9: 307 (1977).
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 laniger Desf., Fl. Atlant. 2: 379 (1799).

Gymnanthelia lanigera (Desf.) Andersson in G.Schweinfurth, Beitr. Fl. Aethiop.: 299 (1867).

Cymbopogon laniger (Desf.) Duthie in E.T.Atkinson, Gaz. N. W. Ind. 10: 640 (1878).

Andropogon jwarancusa subsp. laniger (Desf.) Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 7: 203 (1896).

Cymbopogon schoenanthus subsp. laniger (Desf.) Maire & Weiller, Fl. Afrique N. 1: 287 (1952).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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