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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum sanguineum (Retz.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 791 (1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Schizachyrium sanguineum (Retz.) Alston in H.Trimen, Handb. Fl. Ceylon 6(Suppl.): 334 (1931).
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:

* Rottboellia sanguinea Retz., Observ. Bot. 3: 25 (1783).

Thelepogon sanguineus (Retz.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 299 (1824).

Andropogon sanguineus (Retz.) Merr., Philipp. J. Sci., C 12: 101 (1917).

Schizachyrium sanguineum (Retz.) Alston in H.Trimen, Handb. Fl. Ceylon 6(Suppl.): 334 (1931).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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