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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Sorghum lepidum (Nees) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792 (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 lepidus Nees, Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill.: 113 (1841).

Andropogon cymbarius var. lepidus (Nees) Stapf in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 7: 361 (1898).

Cymbopogon lepidus (Nees) Chiov., Monogr. Rapp. Colon. 24: 66 (1912).

Hyparrhenia lepida (Nees) Cufod., Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 40(Suppl.): 1406 (1970).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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