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L Andropogon gayanus var. polycladus (Hack.) Clayton is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Andropogon gayanus Kunth in the genus Andropogon (family Poaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 392457) with original publication details: Kew Bull. 32: 1 1977.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Andropogon appendiculatus var. polycladus Hack. Synonym L WCSP
Andropogon dewevrei De Wild. Synonym H WCSP
Andropogon gayanus var. squamulatus (Hochst.) Stapf Synonym L WCSP
Andropogon helophilus K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Andropogon hylophilus Engl. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Andropogon ringoetii De Wild. Synonym H WCSP
Andropogon squamulatus Hochst. Synonym H WCSP

The species Andropogon gayanus Kunth has a further 7 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-392457, and has not been changed.