The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Diheteropogon amplectens (Nees) Clayton is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 409547) with original publication details: Kew Bull. 20: 75 1966.

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 amplectens Nees Synonym H WCSP
Andropogon amplectens var. natalensis Hack. Synonym L WCSP
Cymbachne amplectens (Nees) Roberty Synonym H WCSP
Diheteropogon amplectens var. amplectens Synonym L TRO
Sorghum amplectens (Nees) Kuntze 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
Diheteropogon amplectens var. catangensis (Chiov.) Clayton Accepted L WCSP 7

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-409547.

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