Heteropogon melanocarpus

Species:Heteropogon melanocarpus (Elliott)Elliott ex Benth.
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Status:Not Native
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Genus Heteropogon
Species Heteropogon melanocarpus (Elliott)Elliott ex Benth. - SWEET TANGLEHEAD


Citation HETEROPOGON MELANOCARPUS (Elliott) Elliott ex Bentham, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19: 71. 1881.
Basionym: Andropogon melanocarpus Elliott 1816.
Type: GEORGIA: "Between Fort Barrington on the Alatamaha, and Jefferson on the Satilla", s.d., Habersham s.n. (holotype: CHARL?).

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Alachua USF  
Bay FSU  
Brevard USF  
Calhoun FSU  
Charlotte USF  
Citrus USF  
Clay FLAS  
Collier USF  
Columbia USF  
Duval FLAS  
Escambia FLAS  
Gilchrist USF  
Hamilton FLAS  
Hardee USF  
Hernando USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Jackson FSU  
Jefferson FSU  
Lake USF  
Leon USF  
Madison FLAS  
Miami-Dade FTG  
Orange FLAS  
Pasco USF  
Polk USF  
Putnam FLAS  
Santa Rosa FLAS  
Sarasota USF  
Seminole USF  
Sumter USF  
Suwannee FLAS  
Taylor FLAS  
Volusia FLAS  
Wakulla FSU  
Walton FLAS  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Andropogon melanocarpus Andropogon melanocarpus Elliott, Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 1: 146. 1816. TYPE: GEORGIA: "Between Fort Barrington on the Alatamaha, and Jefferson on the Satilla", s.d., Habersham s.n. (holotype: CHARL?).
Andropogon polystichus Andropogon polystichus Hochstetter ex Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 369. 1854. TYPE: ETHIOPIA: Dscheladscheranne, s.d., Schimper 2012 (holotype: P).
Cymbopogon melanocarpus Cymbopogon melanocarpus (Elliott) Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 1: 289. 1824 ("1825").BASIONYM: Andropogon melanocarpus Elliott 1816. 
Heteropogon acuminatus Heteropogon acuminatus Trinius, Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Petersbourg, Ser. 6, Sci. Math. 2: 254. 1832. TYPE: BRAZIL:
Heteropogon polystichus Heteropogon polystichus (Hochstetter ex Steudel) Hochstetter, Flora 39: 28. 1856.BASIONYM: Andropogon polystichus Hochstetter ex Steudel 1854. 
Heteropogon scrobiculatus Heteropogon scrobiculatus (Nees von Esenbeck) E. Fournier, Mexic. Pl. 2: 64. 1886.BASIONYM: Trachypogon scrobiculatus Nees von Esenbeck 1829. 
Sorghum melanocarpum Sorghum melanocarpum (Elliott) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 792. 1891.BASIONYM: Andropogon melanocarpus Elliott 1816. 
Stipa melanocarpa Stipa melanocarpa (Elliott) Muhlenberg, Descr. Gram. 183. 1817.BASIONYM: Andropogon melanocarpus Elliott 1816. 
Trachypogon scrobiculatus Trachypogon scrobiculatus Nees von Esenbeck, in Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2(1): 347. 1829. TYPE: BRAZIL: Piaui:
Andropogon scrobiculatus Andropogon scrobiculatus (Nees von Esenbeck) Kunth, Revis. Gramin., Suppl. 40. 1830.BASIONYM: Trachypogon scrobiculatus Nees von Esenbeck 1829.