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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum oliganthum (Hochst. ex Steud.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792 (1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Euclasta oligantha (Hochst. ex Steud.) M.R.Almeida, Fl. Maharashtra 6A: 147 (2014).
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 oliganthus Hochst. ex Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 368 (1854).

Heteropogon oliganthus (Hochst. ex Steud.) Blatt. & McCann, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 32: 623 (1928).

Indochloa oligantha (Hochst. ex Steud.) Bor, Kew Bull. 9: 79 (1954).

Dichanthium oliganthum (Hochst. ex Steud.) Cope, Kew Bull. 35: 703 (1980).

Euclasta oligantha (Hochst. ex Steud.) M.R.Almeida, Fl. Maharashtra 6A: 147 (2014).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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