Sorghum

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Contains 4 accepted taxa overall.

Family:POACEAE
Common Name:SORGHUM
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Classification

FamilyPOACEAE
Genus Sorghum

Citation

Citation SORGHUM Moench, Methodus 207. 1794, nom. cons. vs. Sorgum Adanson 1763.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Sorghum bicolor (Linnaeus) Moench (Holcus bicolor Linnaeus)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon Name
Sorghum bicolor GRAIN SORGHUM; BROOMCORN
Sorghum bicolor subsp. drummondii CHICKEN CORN; SUDANGRASS
Sorghum bicolor subsp. verticilliflorum BROOMCORN
Sorghum halepense JOHNSONGRASS

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Blumenbachia Blumenbachia Koeler, Descr. Gram. 28. 1802, nom. rej. vs. Blumenbachia Schrader 1825. TYPE: Blumenbachia halepensis (Linnaeus) Koeler (Holcus halepensis Linnaeus)
Sarga Sarga Ewart, Proc. Roy. Soc. Victoria, ser. 2. 23: 296. 1911. TYPE: Sarga stipoidea Ewart & Jean White