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⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.

This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-439895, and has not been changed.

H Saccharum contortum (Elliott) Nutt. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Saccharum (family Poaceae).

The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record 439895) with original publication details: Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 60 1818.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Erianthus alopecuroides var. contortus (Elliott) Chapm. Synonym L WCSP
Erianthus brevibarbis var. contortus (Baldwin ex Elliott) D.B.Ward Synonym L WCSP
Erianthus contortus Baldwin ex Elliott Synonym H WCSP
Erianthus saccharoides subsp. contortus (Chapm.) Hack. Synonym L WCSP
Erianthus smallii Nash Synonym H WCSP
Saccharum brevibarbe var. contortum (Chapm.) R.D.Webster Synonym L WCSP

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