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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Andropogon zizanioides var. nigritanus (Benth.) A.Chev., Explor. Bot. Afrique Occ. Franš. 1: 721 (1920).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Chrysopogon nigritanus (Benth.) Veldkamp, Austrobaileya 5: 526 (1999).
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 nigritanus Benth. in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 573 (1849).

Andropogon squarrosus var. nigritanus (Benth.) Hack. in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 544 (1889).

Vetiveria nigritana (Benth.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 157 (1917).

Vetiveria zizanioides var. nigritana (Benth.) A.Camus, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 25: 674 (1919).

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

Chrysopogon nigritanus (Benth.) Veldkamp, Austrobaileya 5: 526 (1999).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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