African Plant Database


Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Methodus (Moench): 207 (1794)
Information on the genus : Sorghum
Basionym : Holcus bicolor L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Holcus bicolor L.
 Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. bicolor
 Sorghum cernuum (Ard.) Host (1809)
 Andropogon sorghum (L.) Brot. (1804)
 Sorghum vulgare subsp. bicolor (L.) Maire & Weiller (1952)
 Sorghum vulgare subsp. cernuum (Ard.) Maire & Weiller
 Holcus cernuus Ard. (1786)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Andropogon sorghum subsp. sudanensis Piper
=Sorghum sudanense (Piper) Stapf (1917)
=Holcus dochna Forssk.
=Sorghum dochna (Forssk.) Snowden
=Sorghum vulgare auct.
=Sorghum membranaceum Chiov.
=Andropogon sorghum var. ankolib Hack.
=Sorghum ankolib (Hack.) Stapf
=Sorghum caudatum (Hack.) Stapf
=Andropogon sorghum var. caudatus Hack.
=Holcus durra Forssk.
=Sorghum durra (Forssk.) Stapf (1917)
=Sorghum vulgare subsp. durra (Forssk.) Maire & Weiller (1952)
=Sorghum roxburghii Stapf (1917)
=Milium nigricans Ruiz & Pav.
=Sorghum nigricans (Ruíz & Pav.) Snowden
=Panicum caffrorum Retz.
=Holcus caffrorum Thunb.
=Sorghum caffrorum (Thunb.) P. Beauv. (1812)
=Sorghum basutorum Snowden (1935)
=Sorghum conspicuum Snowden (1935)
=Sorghum coriaceum Snowden (1935)
=Sorghum dulcicaule Snowden (1935)
=Sorghum exsertum Snowden (1935)
=Sorghum gambicum Snowden (1935)
=Sorghum mellitum Snowden (1935)
=Sorghum notabile Snowden (1935)
=Sorghum rigidum Snowden (1935)
=Sorghum simulans Snowden (1935)
=Sorghum melanocarpum Huber (1868)
=Andropogon sorghum subsp. sativus Hack.
=Sorghum halepense subsp. sativum (Hack.) Trab. (1895)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. bicolor

Bibliography for North Africa :
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  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 17: [1-295]
  • BOULOS, L. (2005). FLORA OF EGYPT. [vol. 4] Al Harara Publishing. Cairo. [p.331]
 
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 126716
 
Record n°126716
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