The Info List - Andropogon

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Andropogon (common names: beard grass, bluestem grass, broomsedge) is a widespread genus of plants in the grass family, native to much of Asia, Africa, and the Americas as well as southern Europe and various oceanic islands.[4][5][6][7][8] There are over 100 species.[3][4][9]


1 Species 2 See also 3 References 4 External links


Andropogon leucostachyus


A. abyssinicus A. aciculatus A. aequatoriensis A. amboinicus A. amethystinus A. appendiculatus A. arctatus A. benthamianus A. bentii A. bicornis A. brachystachyus A. campestris A. campii A. canaliculatus A. capillipes A. chinensis A. chrysostachyus A. consanguineus A. cordatus A. distachyos A. eucomus

A. fastigiatus A. floridanus A. fragilis A. gabonensis A. gayanus A. gerardi A. glaucopsis A. glomeratus A. gracilis A. gyrans A. hallii A. huillensis A. ingratus A. inermis A. kelleri A. lanuginosus A. lateralis A. lawsonii A. leucostachyus A. liebmannii A. lividus A. longiberbis

A. minarum A. mohrii A. murinus A. paniculatus A. pseudapricus A. pumilus A. scabriglumis A. schirensis A. schoenanthus A. schottii A. selloanus A. shimadae A. tectorum A. tenuiberbis A. ternarius A. ternatus A. thorelii A. tracyi A. virgatus A. virginicus A. yunnanensis

formerly included[3]

Many species once included in Andropogon are now regarded as better suited to other genera, including Agenium Anadelphia Apluda Arthraxon Bothriochloa Capeochloa Capillipedium Chrysopogon Cymbopogon Dichanthium Diheteropogon Elionurus Elymandra Eragrostis Eulalia Garnotia Gymnopogon Hemarthria Heteropogon Hyparrhenia Hyperthelia Ischaemum Parahyparrhenia Pentameris Polytrias Pseudopogonatherum Pseudosorghum Saccharum Schizachyrium Sorghastrum Sorghum Spodiopogon Themeda Trachypogon See also[edit]

List of Poaceae genera


^ lectotype designated by Green, International Botanical Congress Cambridge (England), 1930. Nomenclature. Proposals by British Botanists: 155-195 (1929) ^ Tropicos, Andropogon L. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families ^ a b Watson, L. and M. J. Dallwitz. (2008). "Andropogon". The Grass Genera of the World. Retrieved 2013-06-20.  ^ Linnaeus, Carl von 1753. Species Plantarum 2: 1045-1047 in Latin ^ United States Department of Agriculture Plants Profile ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, genere Andropogon ^ Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 623 须芒草属 xu mang cao shu Andropogon Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1045. 1753. ^ The Plant List search for Andropogon

External links[edit]

Wikispecies has information related to Andropogon

USDA Plants Database Andropogon in West African plants – A Photo Guide.  "Andropogon". Encyclopedia Americana. 1920. 

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q310768 APDB: 188081 EoL: 108015 EPPO: 1ANOG FloraBase: 22326 FoC: 101693 GBIF: 2706077 GrassBase: gen00036 GRIN: 645 ITIS: 40450 NCBI: 15314 PLANTS: ANDRO2 Tropicos: 40014115 VASCAN: 820 WoRMS: 415057

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