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Andropogon
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
Americas
as well as southern Europe
Europe
and various oceanic islands.[4][5][6][7][8] There are over 100 species.[3][4][9]

Contents

1 Species 2 See also 3 References 4 External links

Species[edit]

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

List of Poaceae
Poaceae
genera

References[edit]

^ lectotype designated by Green, International Botanical Congress Cambridge (England), 1930. Nomenclature. Proposals by British Botanists: 155-195 (1929) ^ Tropicos, Andropogon
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
Flora of China
Vol. 22 Page 623 须芒草属 xu mang cao shu Andropogon
Andropogon
Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1045. 1753. ^ The Plant List search for Andropogon

External links[edit]

Wikispecies
Wikispecies
has information related to Andropogon

USDA Plants Database Andropogon
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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