African Plant Database


Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Syn. Pl. (Persoon) 1: 101 1: 101 (1805)
Information on the genus : Sorghum
Basionym : Holcus halepensis L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Holcus halepensis L.
 Andropogon halepense (L.) Brot. (1804)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sorghum almum Parodi (1943)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 4 m. Alt: 15 - 1400 m. Distribution: NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2002). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[4]: 22-23
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 243 (1921).
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Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Afrique N. 1: 265 (1952). 
  • CUÉNOD, A. (1954). Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie. Office de l'Expérimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles.  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 83 (1962).
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 265 (1980).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 3 3: 411 
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1988). Flora of Libya. 145: 321
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1988). Flora of Libya. 145: 321
  • BOULOS, L. (1995). Flora of Egypt. Checklist.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 329 (2005).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 206 (2008).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 52516
 
Record n°52516 modified 2007-04-18
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