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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum zizanioides (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 791 (1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) Roberty, Bull. Inst. Fondam. Afrique Noire, SÚr. A, Sci. Nat. 22: 106 (1960).
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:

* Phalaris zizanioides L., Mant. Pl. 2: 183 (1771).

Andropogon zizanioides (L.) Urb., Symb. Antill. 4: 79 (1903).

Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash in J.K.Small, Fl. S.E. U.S.: 67 (1903).

Holcus zizanioides (L.) Stuck., Anales Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 11: 48 (1904).

Anatherum zizanioides (L.) Hitchc. & Chase, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 18: 285 (1917).

Vetiveria zizanioides var. genuina A.Camus, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 25: 673 (1919), not validly publ.

Rhaphis zizanioides (L.) Roberty, Fl. Ouest-Afr.: 404 (1954).

Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) Roberty, Bull. Inst. Fondam. Afrique Noire, SÚr. A, Sci. Nat. 22: 106 (1960).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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