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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum venustum (Thwaites) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792 (1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Hemisorghum venustum (Thwaites) Clayton, Kew Bull. 27: 448 (1972).
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 venustus Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl.: 367 (1864).

Vetiveria venusta (Thwaites) Willis, Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Peradeniya) 5: 88 (1911).

Bothriochloa venusta (Thwaites) A.Camus, Ann. Soc. Linn. Lyon, n.s., 76: 165 (1930 publ. 1931).

Capillipedium venustum (Thwaites) Bor, Grass. Burma, Ceylon, India & Pakistan: 113 (1960).

Hemisorghum venustum (Thwaites) Clayton, Kew Bull. 27: 448 (1972).

Lakshmia venusta (Thwaites) Veldkamp, Rheedea 18: 84 (2008).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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