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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Holcus cafer Ard., Saggi Sci. Lett. Accad. Padova 1: 119 (1786).

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:

Andropogon sorghum var. cafer (Ard.) Körn. in F.A.Körnicke & H.Werner, Handb. Getreidebaus 1: 307 (1885).

Sorghum bicolor var. cafer (Ard.) Fosberg & Sachet, Micronesica 18: 93 (1982 publ. 1984).

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