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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Holcus sorghum subsp. verticilliflorus (Steud.) Hitchc., Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 29: 128 (1916).

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:

* Andropogon verticilliflorus Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 393 (1854).

Andropogon sorghum subsp. verticilliflorus (Steud.) Piper, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 28: 37 (1915).

Sorghum verticilliflorum (Steud.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 116 (1917).

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

Sorghum bicolor subsp. verticilliflorum (Steud.) de Wet ex Wiersema & J.Dahlb., Taxon 56: 944 (2007).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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