Andropogon benthamianus

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Andropogon benthamianus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Andropogon
Species: A. benthamianus
Binomial name
Andropogon benthamianus

Andropogon benthamianus is a species of grass in the Poaceae family. It is found only in Ecuador, where it is known from only a single collection. It has been listed as critically endangered, and is feared extinct today.[1]


  1. ^ a b Laegaard, S. & Pitman, N. (2004). "Andropogon benthamianus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 February 2014.