Andropogon

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Andropogon
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Andropogon virginicus
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Andropogon

Type species
Andropogon distachyos
Synonyms[3]

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]

Species[edit]

  

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.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ lectotype designated by Green, International Botanical Congress Cambridge (England), 1930. Nomenclature. Proposals by British Botanists: 155-195 (1929)
  2. ^ "Andropogon". Tropicos. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  3. ^ a b c "Andropogon". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  4. ^ a b Watson, L.; Dallwitz, M. J. (2008). "Andropogon". The Grass Genera of the World. Retrieved 2013-06-20.
  5. ^ Linnaeus, Carl (1753). Species Plantarum (in Latin). 2. pp. 1045–1047.
  6. ^ "Andropogon". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA.
  7. ^ "Genere Andropogon". Altervista Flora Italiana.
  8. ^ Chen, Shou-liang; Phillips, Sylvia M. "Andropogon". Flora of China. 22 – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  9. ^ "Andropogon". The Plant List. Missouri Botanical Garden. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.CS1 maint: others (link)

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