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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Sorghum nutans (L.) A.Gray, Manual, ed. 2: 584 (1856).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash in J.K.Small, Fl. S.E. U.S.: 66 (1903).
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 nutans L., Sp. Pl.: 1045 (1753).

Poranthera nutans (L.) Raf., Bull. Bot. (Geneva) 1: 221 (1830).

Sorghum nutans subsp. linnaeanum Hack. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(3): 276 (1883), not validly publ.

Andropogon nutans var. linnaeanus Hack. in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 531 (1889), not validly publ.

Chrysopogon nutans var. linnaeanus C.Mohr, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 24: 21 (1897), not validly publ.

Andropogon linnaeanus Scribn. & C.R.Ball, Bull. Div. Agrostol. U.S.D.A. 24: 40 (1901), nom. superfl.

Sorghastrum linnaeanum Nash in J.K.Small, Fl. S.E. U.S.: 66 (1903), nom. superfl.

Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash in J.K.Small, Fl. S.E. U.S.: 66 (1903).

Holcus nutans (L.) Stuck., Anales Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 11: 48 (1904).

Chalcoelytrum nutans (L.) Lunell, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 4: 212 (1915).

Rhaphis nutans (L.) Roberty, Fl. Ouest-Afr.: 403 (1954).

Trichachne nutans (L.) B.R.Baum, Canad. J. Bot. 45: 1851 (1967).

Digitaria nutans (L.) Beetle, Phytologia 52: 13 (1982).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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