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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum dimidiatum Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 140 (1917).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sorghum purpureosericeum (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Schweinf. & Asch. in G.Schweinfurth, Beitr. Fl. Aethiop.: 310 (1867).
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:

Sorghum purpureosericeum subsp. dimidiatum (Stapf) E.D.Garber, Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 23: 328 (1950).

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