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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

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

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Andropogon virgatus Desv. in W.Hamilton, Prodr. Pl. Ind. Occid.: 9 (1825).
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:

* Hypogynium spathiflorum Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 349 (1829).

Andropogon spathiflorus (Nees) Kunth, Enum. Pl. 1: 496 (1833).

Anatherum spathiflorum (Nees) Griseb., Cat. Pl. Cub.: 236 (1866).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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