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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum virginicum (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792 (1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Andropogon virginicus L., Sp. Pl.: 1046 (1753).
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 virginicus L., Sp. Pl.: 1046 (1753).

Andropogon virginicus subsp. genuinus Hack. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(4): 285 (1883), not validly publ.

Andropogon virginicus var. genuinus Fernald & Griscom, Rhodora 37: 142 (1935), not validly publ.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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