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H Sporobolus africanus (Poir.) Robyns & Tournay is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 444004) with original publication details: Bull. Jard. Bot. État 25: 242 1955.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Agrostis africana Poir. Synonym H WCSP
Agrostis capensis Willd. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Agrostis spicata Thunb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Panicum caudatum Thunb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Sporobolus batesii A.Chev. Synonym H WCSP
Sporobolus capensis (P.Beauv.) Kunth Synonym H WCSP
Sporobolus indicus var. capensis Engl. Synonym L WCSP
Sporobolus indicus var. cinereoviridis Baaijens Synonym L WCSP
Sporobolus linearis Mez Synonym H WCSP
Vilfa africana (Poir.) P.Beauv. Synonym H WCSP
Vilfa capensis P.Beauv. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Vilfa dianthera Steud. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-444004.

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