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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum melanocarpum (Elliott) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792 (1891), nom. illeg.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Heteropogon melanocarpus (Elliott) Benth., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19: 71 (1881).
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 melanocarpus Elliott, Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 1: 146 (1816).

Cymbopogon melanocarpus (Elliott) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 289 (1824).

Heteropogon melanocarpus (Elliott) Benth., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19: 71 (1881).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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