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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Sorghum serratum var. nitidum (Vahl) Domin, Biblioth. Bot. 20: 270 (1915).

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 nitidus Vahl, Symb. Bot. 2: 102 (1791).

Sorghum nitidum (Vahl) Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 101 (1805).

Anatherum nitidum (Vahl) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 290 (1824).

Andropogon nitidus (Vahl) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 166 (1829).

Andropogon serratus var. nitidus (Vahl) Hack. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 521 (1889).

Holcus fulvus var. nitidus (Vahl) Honda, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 40: 101 (1926).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts