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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Sorghum bicolor var. obovatum (Hack.) Fosberg & Sachet, Micronesica 18: 94 (1982 publ. 1984).

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. obovatus Hack. in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 514 (1889).

Sorghum dochna var. obovatum (Hack.) Snowden, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1935: 235 (1935).

Sorghum saccharatum var. obovatum (Hack.) Doronina & Ivanjuk., Trudy Prikl. Bot. 69(1): 33 (1980).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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