African Plant Database

Sorghum verticilliflorum (Steud.) Stapf
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Sorghum
Basionym : Andropogon verticilliflorus Steud.
Status for SA : rejected (present)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Sorghum bicolor subsp. verticilliflorum (Steud.) de Wet ex Wiersema & J. Dahlb.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Andropogon verticilliflorus Steud.
 Andropogon sorghum subsp. verticilliflorus (Steud.) Piper
 Sorghum bicolor var. verticilliflorum (Steud.) de Wet & Huckaby
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sorghum bicolor subsp. verticilliflorum (Steud.) de Wet ex Wiersema & J. Dahlb. (2007)
=Andropogon arundinaceus (Desv.) Willd.
=Sorghum bicolor subsp. arundinaceum (Desv.) de Wet & Harlan
=Rhaphis arundinacea Desv. (1831)
=Sorghum arundinaceum (Desv.) Stapf (1917)
=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

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Oliver, D., Dyer, W.T.T.; Prain, D.; Hill, A.W. (1917). Flora of Tropical Africa 9: 116-118
  • J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 55: 231-238 (1955).
  • Amer. J. Bot. 65: 481-482 (1978).
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Record n°52519
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