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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Sorghum cernuum (Ard.) Host, Icon. Descr. Gram. Austriac. 4: 2 (1809).

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 cernuus Ard., Saggi Sci. Lett. Accad. Padova 1: 128 (1786).

Andropogon sorghum var. cernuus (Ard.) Körn. in F.A.Körnicke & H.Werner, Handb. Getreidebaus 1: 314 (1885).

Sorghum vulgare var. cernuum (Ard.) Fiori & Paoli, Iconogr. Fl. Ital.: 14 (1895).

Sorghum bicolor var. cernuum (Ard.) Ghisa, Fl. Republ. Socialist. România 12: 61 (1972).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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