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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum nervosum Besser in J.A.Schultes & J.H.Schultes, Mant. 3: 669 (1827).

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. nervosus (Besser ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Hack. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 513 (1889).

Sorghum vulgare var. nervosum (Besser) Forbes & Hemsl., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 36: 368 (1904).

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