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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum ternatum (Spreng.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792 (1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Andropogon ternatus (Spreng.) Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 326 (1829).
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:

* Saccharum ternatum Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 283 (1824).

Andropogon ternatus (Spreng.) Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 326 (1829).

Andropogon ternatus subsp. genuinus Hack. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(4): 287 (1883), not validly publ.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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