Skip to main content

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Sorghum bicolor var. saccharatum (L.) Mohlenbr., Ill. Fl. Illinois, Grasses: Panicum-Danthonia: 192 (1973).

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:

* Holcus saccharatus L., Sp. Pl.: 1047 (1753), nom. rej.

Sorghum saccharatum (L.) Moench, Methodus: 207 (1794).

Panicum sacchariferum Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 18 (1796), nom. superfl.

Andropogon saccharatus (L.) Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 271 (1820), nom. illeg.

Andropogon sorghum var. saccharatus (L.) Alef., Landw. Fl.: 313 (1866).

Sorghum vulgare var. saccharatum (L.) Boerl., Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg 8: 69 (1889).

Sorghum halepense var. saccharatum (L.) Goiran, Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 17: 39 (1910).

Holcus sorghum var. saccharatus (L.) L.H.Bailey, Gentes Herbarum 1: 132 (1923).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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