African Plant Database


Sorghum caffrorum (Thunb.) P. Beauv.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Ess. Agrostogr. 131, 164, 178 (1812)
Information on the genus : Sorghum
Basionym : Holcus caffrorum Thunb.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Panicum caffrorum Retz.
 Holcus caffrorum Thunb.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Holcus bicolor L.
=Sorghum vulgare subsp. cernuum (Ard.) Maire & Weiller
=Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. bicolor
=Holcus cernuus Ard. (1786)
=Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench (1794)
=Andropogon sorghum (L.) Brot. (1804)
=Sorghum cernuum (Ard.) Host (1809)
=Sorghum vulgare subsp. bicolor (L.) Maire & Weiller (1952)
=Sorghum vulgare auct.
=Sorghum membranaceum Chiov.
=Sorghum ankolib (Hack.) Stapf
=Andropogon sorghum var. ankolib Hack.
=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)
=Sorghum dochna (Forssk.) Snowden
=Holcus dochna Forssk.
=Milium nigricans Ruiz & Pav.
=Sorghum nigricans (Ruíz & Pav.) Snowden
=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 :
  • Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1935: 242-244 (1935).
  • Amer. J. Bot. 65: 479 (1978).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 280 (1995).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under eMonocot
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
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Record n°52530
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