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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum nitidum var. dichroanthum (Steud.) Ohwi, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 11: 160 (1942).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sorghum nitidum (Vahl) Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 101 (1805).
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 dichroanthus Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 393 (1854).

Sorghum nitidum subsp. dichroanthum (Steud.) T.Koyama, Grass. Japan: 530 (1987).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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