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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Spodiopogon arcuatus Nees, Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill.: 97 (1841).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Ischaemum polystachyum J.Presl in C.B.Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 1: 328 (1830).
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 arcuatus (Nees) Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 374 (1854).

Ischaemopogon arcuatus (Nees) Griseb., Fl. Brit. W. I.: 560 (1864).

Ischaemum fasciculatum var. arcuatum (Nees) Hack. in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 235 (1889).

Ischaemum arcuatum (Nees) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 33 (1917).

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