The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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L Saccharum spontaneum subsp. aegyptiacum (Willd.) Hack. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Saccharum spontaneum L. in the genus Saccharum (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 440050) with original publication details: Monogr. Phan. 6: 115 1889.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Saccharum aegyptiacum Willd. Synonym H WCSP
Saccharum biflorum Forssk. Synonym H WCSP
Saccharum palisotii Tausch Synonym H WCSP
Saccharum punctatum Schumach. Synonym H WCSP
Saccharum spontaneum var. aegyptiacum (Willd.) Hack. Synonym L WCSP
Saccharum spontaneum subsp. biflorum (Forssk.) Pilg. Synonym L WCSP

The species Saccharum spontaneum L. has a further 23 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-440050, and has not been changed.