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Andropogon  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40450

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Hypogynium Nees
    Diectomis Kunth
    Anatherum P. Beauv.
    Arthrostachys Desv.
    Athrolophis (Trin.) Chiov.
    Dimeiostemon Raf.
    Eriopodium Hochst.
    Euklastaxon Steud.
    Eupogon Desv.
    Heterochloa Desv.
    Homoeatherum Nees ex Lindl.
    Leptopogon Roberty
  Common Name(s): bluestem
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusAndropogon L. – bluestem  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Andropogon aequatoriensis Hitchc.  
                                  Species Andropogon alternans J. Presl  
                                  Species Andropogon angustatus (J. Presl) Steud.  
                                  Species Andropogon arctatus Chapm. – pinewoods bluestem 
                                  Species Andropogon arenarius Hack.  
                                  Species Andropogon barretoi Normann & Quarin  
                                  Species Andropogon bicornis L. – barbas de indio, West Indian foxtail 
                                  Species Andropogon bogotensis (Hack.) A. Zanin & Longhi-Wagner  
                                  Species Andropogon bourgeaei Hack.  
                                  Species Andropogon brachystachyus Chapm. – shortspike bluestem 
                                  Species Andropogon cabanisii Hack.  
                                  Species Andropogon campestris Trin.  
                                  Species Andropogon carinatus Nees  
                                  Species Andropogon coloratus Hack.  
                                  Species Andropogon cordatus Swallen  
                                  Species Andropogon crassus Sohns  
                                  Species Andropogon crispifolius Guala & Filg.  
                                  Species Andropogon crucianus Renvoize  
                                  Species Andropogon diuturnus Sohns  
                                  Species Andropogon durifolius Renvoize  
                                  Species Andropogon exaratus Hack.  
                                  Species Andropogon fastigiatus Sw.  
                                  Species Andropogon flavescens J. Presl  
                                  Species Andropogon floridanus Scribn. – Florida bluestem 
                                  Species Andropogon gayanus Kunth – bluestem 
                                  Species Andropogon gerardii Vitman – big bluestem, bluejoint, turkeyfoot 
                                  Species Andropogon glaucescens Kunth  
                                  Species Andropogon glaucophyllus Roseng., B.R. Arrill. & Izag.  
                                  Species Andropogon glaziovii Hack.  
                                  Species Andropogon glomeratus (Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. – bushy bluestem 
                                  Species Andropogon gracilis Spreng. – wire bluestem 
                                  Species Andropogon gyrans Ashe – Elliott's bluestem 
                                  Species Andropogon hypogynus Hack.  
                                  Species Andropogon indetonsus Sohns  
                                  Species Andropogon ingratus Hack.  
                                  Species Andropogon insolitus Sohns  
                                  Species Andropogon lateralis Nees  
                                  Species Andropogon lehmannii Pilg.  
                                  Species Andropogon leucostachyus Kunth – matojillo bluestem 
                                  Species Andropogon liebmannii Hack.  
                                  Species Andropogon lindmanii Hack.  
                                  Species Andropogon longiberbis Hack. – hairy bluestem 
                                  Species Andropogon macrothrix Trin.  
                                  Species Andropogon multiflorus Renvoize  
                                  Species Andropogon perdignus Sohns  
                                  Species Andropogon pohlianus Hack.  
                                  Species Andropogon pringlei Scribn. & Merr.  
                                  Species Andropogon scabriglumis Swallen  
                                  Species Andropogon selloanus (Hack.) Hack.  
                                  Species Andropogon ternarius Michx. – splitbeard bluestem 
                                  Species Andropogon ternatus (Spreng.) Nees  
                                  Species Andropogon tracyi Nash – Tracy's bluestem 
                                  Species Andropogon urbanianus Hitchc.  
                                  Species Andropogon vetus Sohns  
                                  Species Andropogon virgatus Desv. ex Ham.  
                                  Species Andropogon virginicus L. – broomsedge bluestem, broomsedge, yellow bluestem 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at and formerly at   
  Reference for: Andropogon   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Andropogon   
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Andropogon   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Andropogon   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Andropogon   
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