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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Holcus compactus Lam., Encycl. 3: 140 (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:

Milium compactum (Lam.) Cav., Descr. Pl.: 307 (1802).

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