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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum leucostachyum (Kunth) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792 (1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Andropogon leucostachyus Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 187 (1816).
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 leucostachyus Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 187 (1816).

Andropogon leucostachyus subvar. typicus Hack. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(4): 286 (1883), not validly publ.

Andropogon virginicus subsp. leucostachyus (Kunth) Hack. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(3): 286 (1883).

Anatherum virginicum subvar. leucostachyum (Kunth) Roberty, Boissiera 9: 213 (1960).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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