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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum nigrum (Ard.) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 837 (1817).

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 niger Ard., Saggi Sci. Lett. Accad. Padova 1: 134 (1786).

Andropogon niger (Ard.) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 164 (1829).

Andropogon sorghum var. niger (Ard.) Alef., Landw. Fl.: 313 (1866).

Andropogon sorghum subvar. niger (Ard.) Hack. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 514 (1889).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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