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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum rufum (Nees) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792 (1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 304 (1919).
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:

* Trachypogon rufus Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 345 (1829).

Andropogon rufus (Nees) Kunth, Enum. Pl. 1: 492 (1833).

Cymbopogon rufus (Nees) Rendle in W.P.Hiern, Cat. Afr. Pl. 2: 155 (1899).

Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 304 (1919).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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