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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum versicolor Andersson in W.C.H.Peters, Naturw. Reise Mossambique 6(2): 563 (1864).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Ethiopia to S. Africa, S. Arabian Pen.
23 BUR 24 CHA ETH SOM 25 KEN TAN 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM 27 BOT NAM NAT TVL 35 OMA
Lifeform: Ther. or hemicr.
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.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova