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Taxon: Andropogon citratus DC.

Synonym of Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf

Genus: Andropogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Andropogoninae
Nomen number: 3183
Place of publication: Cat. pl. horti monsp. 78. 1813 "citratum" (ex Nees, Allg. Gartenzeitung 3:267. 1835)
Link to protologue:
  • • according to TROPICOS database, validly published by de Candolle in 1813
  • • this has been verified from original literature, very little diagnostic information is provided there, however
Name Verified on: 16-Jan-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  2. Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR Note: lists as A. citratus DC. ex Nees

Check other web resources for Andropogon citratus DC. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3183. Accessed 25 February 2020.