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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum myosurus (J.Presl) 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:

* Andropogon myosurus J.Presl in C.B.Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 1: 337 (1830).

Schizachyrium myosurus (J.Presl) Nees, Linnaea 19: 695 (1847).

Schizachyrium sanguineum subvar. myosurus (J.Presl) Roberty, Boissiera 9: 222 (1960).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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