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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum durra (Forssk.) Trab. in J.A.Battandier & L.C.Trabut, Fl. Algérie, Monocot.: 128 (1895).

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 durra Forssk., Fl. Aegypt.-Arab.: 174 (1775).

Andropogon sorghum var. durra (Forssk.) Hack. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 516 (1889).

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

Sorghum vulgare var. durra (Forssk.) F.T.Hubb. & Rehder, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 1: 10 (1932).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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