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H Cymbopogon schoenanthus (L.) Spreng. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 406274) with original publication details: Pl. Min. Cogn. Pug. 2: 15 1815.

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 circinnatus Hochst. ex Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Andropogon eriophorus Willd. Synonym H WCSP
Andropogon laniger Munro [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Andropogon lanigerum Desf. Synonym M TRO
Andropogon mascatensis Gand. Synonym H WCSP
Andropogon nardoides Nees Synonym H WCSP
Andropogon schoenanthus L. Synonym H WCSP
Andropogon schoenanthus var. versicolor (Nees ex Steud.) Hack. Synonym L WCSP
Andropogon versicolor Nees ex Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Cymbopogon arabicus Nees ex Steud. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Cymbopogon circinnatus (Hochst. & Steud.) Hochst. ex Hack. Synonym H WCSP
Cymbopogon citriodorus Link [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cymbopogon schoenanthus subsp. schoenanthus Synonym L TRO
Cymbopogon schoenanthus subsp. velutinus Cope Synonym L WCSP
Cymbopogon versicolor (Nees ex Steud.) W.Watson Synonym H WCSP
Lagurus schoenanthus (L.) Steud. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Sorghum schoenanthus (L.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Trachypogon schoenanthus (L.) Nees Synonym H WCSP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Cymbopogon schoenanthus subsp. proximus (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Maire & Weiller Accepted L WCSP 15

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-406274.

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