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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum nitidum var. majus (Hack.) Ohwi, Fl. Jap.: 158 (1953).

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:

* Andropogon serratus subvar. major Hack. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 521 (1889).

Sorghum serratum var. majus (Hack.) Domin, Biblioth. Bot. 20: 270 (1915).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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