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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Andropogon sorghum var. vulgaris Hack. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 515 (1889), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench, Methodus: 207 (1794).
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 vulgare Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 101 (1805), nom. superfl.

Andropogon vulgaris Raspail, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 5: 307 (1825), nom. superfl.

Sorghum saccharatum var. vulgare Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 793 (1891).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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