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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum nitidum var. fulvum (R.Br.) Hand.-Mazz., Symb. Sin. 7: 1313 (1936).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sorghum nitidum (Vahl) Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 101 (1805).
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 fulvus R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 199 (1810).

Sorghum flavum P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 131 (1812), nom. superfl.

Sorghum fulvum (R.Br.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 164 (1812).

Andropogon fulvus (R.Br.) Spreng., Pl. Min. Cogn. Pug. 2: 8 (1815).

Andropogon tropicus Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 287 (1824).

Sorghum tropicum (Spreng.) Buse in F.A.W.Miquel, Pl. Jungh., prepr.: 19 (1854), nom. superfl.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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