The Info List - Sorghastrum

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Sorghastrum is a genus of grasses, native to Africa and the Americas.[4] Members of the genus are commonly known as Indiangrass.[5]


Sorghastrum balansae (Hack.) Dávila - Paraguay Sorghastrum brunneum Swallen - Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras Sorghastrum chaseae Swallen - Mato Grosso, Paraíba Sorghastrum contractum (Hack.) M.Kuhlm. & Kuhn - Brazil Sorghastrum crassum Renvoize - Bolivia Sorghastrum elliottii (C.Mohr) Nash – Slender Indiangrass - southeastern + south-central USA (Texas to Virginia) Sorghastrum fuscescens (Pilg.) Clayton - Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi Sorghastrum incompletum (J.Presl) Nash - Latin America from Mexico to Bolivia; Africa from Senegal to Zimbabwe Sorghastrum minarum (Nees) Hitchc. - Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina Sorghastrum nudipes Nash - Chihuahua, Durango, Sonora, Limpopo, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, Angola Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash – Yellow Indiangrass - Canada, USA, Mexico, Honduras Sorghastrum pellitum (Hack.) Parodi - Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay Sorghastrum pogonostachyum (Stapf) Clayton - Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Malawi Sorghastrum pohlianum Dávila, L.I.Cabrera & R.Lira - Socorro Island in Colima Sorghastrum scaberrimum (Nees) Herter - Brazil Sorghastrum secundum (Elliott) Nash – Lopsided Indiangrass - southeastern USA; Bahamas Sorghastrum setosum (Griseb.) Hitchc. – Sandysoil Indiangrass - Latin America + West Indies from Veracruz to Uruguay Sorghastrum stipoides (Kunth) Nash – Needle Indiangrass - tropical + southern Africa; naturalized in Latin America Sorghastrum tisserantii Clayton - Central African Rep Sorghastrum viride Swallen - Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay


^ a b "Genus: Sorghastrum Nash". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1999-03-09. Retrieved 2010-11-06.  ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families ^ Tropicos, Sorghastrum Nash ^ Nash, George Valentine. 1901. Manual of the Flora of the northern States and Canada page 71 ^ a b "Sorghastrum". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2010-11-06.  ^ "GRIN Species Records of Sorghastrum". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-11-06. 

External links[edit] Media related to Sorghastrum at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Sorghastrum at Wikispecies

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Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q2328440 APDB: 194980 EoL: 108215 EPPO: 1SOSG FloraBase: 21082 GBIF: 2704413 GrassBase: gen00592 GRIN: 11303 iNaturalist: 122611 ITIS: 42099 NCBI: 79856 PLANTS: SORGH POWO: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:295110-2 Tropicos: 40002204 VASCAN: 1701

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