African Plant Database


Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. bicolor
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Sorghum
Basionym : Holcus bicolor L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : autonym unused (cultivated)
Status for TA : autonym unused (cultivated)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Holcus bicolor L.
 Sorghum cernuum (Ard.) Host (1809)
 Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench (1794)
 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
=Sorghum vulgare auct.
=Sorghum membranaceum Chiov.
=Andropogon sorghum var. ankolib Hack.
=Sorghum ankolib (Hack.) Stapf
=Andropogon sorghum var. caudatus Hack.
=Sorghum caudatum (Hack.) Stapf
=Holcus durra Forssk.
=Sorghum durra (Forssk.) Stapf (1917)
=Sorghum vulgare subsp. durra (Forssk.) Maire & Weiller (1952)
=Sorghum roxburghii Stapf (1917)
=Holcus dochna Forssk.
=Sorghum dochna (Forssk.) Snowden
=Sorghum nigricans (Ruíz & Pav.) Snowden
=Milium nigricans Ruiz & Pav.
=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)
=Holcus niger Ard. (1786)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Amer. J. Bot. 65: 479-481 (1978).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 27-28 (1986).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 659
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 52520
 
Record n°52520 modified 2007-04-24
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