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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Agrostis nigricans (Ruiz & Pav.) Poir. in Lamarck, Encycl., Suppl. 1: 259 (1810).

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:

* Milium nigricans Ruiz & Pav., Fl. Peruv. 1: 47 (1798).

Sorghum nigricans (Ruiz & Pav.) Snowden, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1935: 244 (1935).

Sorghum vulgare var. nigricans (Ruiz & Pav.) Hill, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 4: 178 (1937).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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