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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Andropogon sorghum var. aethiopicus Hack. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 504 (1889).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sorghum arundinaceum (Desv.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 114 (1917).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

Sorghum aethiopicum (Hack.) Rupr. ex Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 119 (1917).

Sorghum bicolor var. aethiopicum (Hack.) de Wet & Huckabay, Evolution 21: 791 (1967), no basionym cited.

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova