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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Andropogon sorghum subvar. aristatus Hack. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 503 (1889).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sorghum arundinaceum (Desv.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 114 (1917).
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 arundinaceus Willd., Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 4: 906 (1806), nom. illeg.

Rhaphis arundinacea Desv., Mém. Soc. Agric. Angers 1: 173 (1831).

Sorghum arundinaceum (Desv.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 114 (1917).

Sorghum bicolor var. arundinaceum (Desv.) de Wet & Huckabay, Evolution 21: 791 (1967), no basionym cited.

Sorghum bicolor subsp. arundinaceum (Desv.) Davidse, Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45: 1258 (1993).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts