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Sorghum bicolor subsp. arundinaceum (Desv.) de Wet & Harlan
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Sorghum
Basionym : Rhaphis arundinacea Desv.
Status for SA : rejected (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sorghum arundinaceum (Desv.) Stapf (1917)
 Andropogon arundinaceus (Desv.) Willd.
 Rhaphis arundinacea Desv. (1831)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sorghum bicolor subsp. verticilliflorum (Steud.) de Wet ex Wiersema & J. Dahlb. (2007)
=Sorghum verticilliflorum (Steud.) Stapf
=Andropogon sorghum subsp. verticilliflorus (Steud.) Piper
=Andropogon verticilliflorus Steud.
=Sorghum bicolor var. verticilliflorum (Steud.) de Wet & Huckaby
=Sorghum panicoides Stapf (1917)
=Andropogon sorghum var. aethiopicus Hack.
=Sorghum bicolor var. aethiopicum (Hack.) de Wet & Huckaby
=Sorghum aethiopicum (Hack.) Stapf
=Sorghum brevicarinatum Snowden (1955)
=Sorghum castaneum C.E. Hubb. & Snowden (1936)
=Sorghum lanceolatum Stapf (1917)
=Sorghum somaliense Snowden (1955)
=Sorghum usambarense Snowden (1955)
=Sorghum macrochaetum Snowden
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual (occ. perennial)-Graminoid- Ht up to 4 m. Alt: 15 - 1900 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Amer. J. Bot. 65: 481-482 (1978).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 729 (1982)
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