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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum nutans subsp. contractum Hack. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(3): 276 (1883).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sorghastrum contractum (Hack.) M.Kuhlm. & Kuhn, Fl. Distr. Ibiti: 29 (1947).
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 var. contractus (Hack.) Hack. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 533 (1889).

Sorghastrum contractum (Hack.) M.Kuhlm. & Kuhn, Fl. Distr. Ibiti: 29 (1947).

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