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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Spodiopogon velutinus Holttum, Gard. Bull. Singapore 11: 297 (1947).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Saccharum velutinum (Holttum) Cope, Kew Bull. 35: 703 (1980).
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:

Erianthus velutinus (Holttum) Jansen, Acta Bot. Neerl. 2: 365 (1953), nom. illeg.

Saccharum velutinum (Holttum) Cope, Kew Bull. 35: 703 (1980).

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