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Sorghum bicolor  (L.) Moench
Taxonomic Serial No.: 42108

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Sorghum caudatum (Hack.) Stapf
    Sorghum dochna (Forssk.) Snowden
    Holcus bicolor L.
    Holcus sorghum L.
    Sorghum caffrorum (Thunb.) P. Beauv.
    Sorghum cernuum (Ard.) Host
    Sorghum durra (Forssk.) Stapf
    Sorghum guineense Stapf
    Sorghum nervosum Besser ex Schult.
    Sorghum saccharatum (L.) Moench
    Sorghum subglabrescens (Steud.) Schweinf. & Asch.
    Sorghum vulgare Pers.
    Sorghum bicolor ssp. bicolor (L.) Moench
    Sorghum bicolor var. caffrorum (Retz.) Mohlenbr.
    Sorghum bicolor var. sudanense (Piper) Hitchc.
    Sorghum bicolor var. virgatum (Hack.) de Wet & Huckabay
    Sorghum dochna var. technicum (Körn.) Snowden
    Sorghum vulgare var. caffrorum (Retz.) F.T. Hubb. & Rehder
    Sorghum vulgare var. durra (Forssk.) Hubb. & Rehder
    Sorghum vulgare var. roxburghii (Stapf) Haines
    Sorghum vulgare var. saccharatum (L.) Boerl.
    Sorghum vulgare var. technicum (Körn.) Jáv.
    Andropogon bicolor (L.) Roxb.
    Andropogon caffrorum (Thunb.) Kunth
    Andropogon saccharatus (L.) Raspail
    Andropogon saccharatus (L.) Roxb.
    Andropogon sorghum (L.) Brot.
    Andropogon vulgaris (Pers.) Raspail
    Holcus caffrorum Thunb.
    Holcus cernuus Ard.
    Holcus cernuus Muhl.
    Holcus dochna Forssk.
    Holcus durra Forssk.
    Holcus saccharatus L.
    Holcus sorghum Brot.
    Milium bicolor (L.) Cav.
    Milium nigricans Ruiz & Pav.
    Panicum caffrorum Retz.
    Panicum sacchariferum (L.) Salisb.
    Sorghum coriaceum Snowden
    Sorghum dura Griseb.
    Sorghum durra (Forssk.) Batt. & Trab.
    Sorghum exsertum Snowden
    Sorghum japonicum (Hack.) Roshev.
    Sorghum margaritiferum Stapf
    Sorghum nigricans (Ruiz & Pav.) Snowden
    Sorghum roxburghii Stapf
    Sorghum saccharatum (L.) Pers.
    Sorghum saccharatum Host
    Sorghum sorghum (L.) H. Karst.
    Sorghum technicum (Körn.) Batt. & Trab.
    Sorghum technicum (Körn.) Roshev.
    Andropogon sorghum var. albofuscus Körn.
    Andropogon sorghum var. bicarinatus Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum var. bicolor (L.) Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum var. bicolor (L.) Koern. & Wern.
    Andropogon sorghum var. cernuus (Ard.) Körn. & F.A. Werner
    Andropogon sorghum var. dochna (Forssk.) C. Chr.
    Andropogon sorghum var. durra (Forssk.) Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum var. hians Stapf
    Andropogon sorghum var. nervosus (Besser ex Schult.) Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum var. saccharatus (L.) Alef.
    Andropogon sorghum var. saccharatus (L.) Körn.
    Andropogon sorghum var. sativus Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum var. subglobosus Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum var. submuticus Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum var. technicus Körn.
    Andropogon sorghum var. vulgaris (Pers.) Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum var. vulgaris (Pers.) Stapf ex Hook. f.
    Holcus saccharatus var. technicus (Körn.) Farw.
    Holcus sorghum var. caffrorum (Thunb.) L.H. Bailey
    Holcus sorghum var. durra (Forssk.) Bailey
    Holcus sorghum var. saccharatus (L.) L.H. Bailey
    Holcus sorghum var. technicus (Körn.) L.H. Bailey
    Sorghum bicolor var. bicolor (L.) Moench
    Sorghum bicolor var. caffrorum (Thunb.) Mohlenbr.
    Sorghum bicolor var. cernuum (Ard.) Ghisa
    Sorghum bicolor var. saccharatum (L.) Mohlenbr.
    Sorghum bicolor var. technicum (Körn.) Stapf ex Holland
    Sorghum caffrorum var. albofuscum (Körn.) Snowden
    Sorghum caffrorum var. bicarinatum (Hack.) Snowden
    Sorghum caudatum var. angolense (Rendle) Stapf
    Sorghum dochna var. dochna (Forssk.) Snowden
    Sorghum halepense var. saccharatum (L.) Goiran
    Sorghum nigricans var. angolense (Rendle) Snowden
    Sorghum roxburghii var. hians (Stapf) Stapf
    Sorghum saccharatum var. bicolor (L.) Kerguélen
    Sorghum saccharatum var. technicum (Körn.) Doronina & Ivanjuk.
    Sorghum saccharatum var. vulgare (Pers.) Kuntze
    Sorghum vulgare var. angolense Rendle
    Sorghum vulgare var. bicolor (L.) Eaton & Wright
    Sorghum vulgare var. bicolor (L.) Pers.
    Sorghum vulgare var. cernuum (Ard.) Fiori & Paol.
    Sorghum vulgare var. nervosum (Besser ex Schult.) Forbes & Hemsley
    Sorghum vulgare var. nigricans (Ruiz & Pav.) A.F. Hill
    Sorghum vulgare var. technicum (Körn.) Fiori & Paol.
    Sorghum vulgare var. vulgare Pers.
    Andropogon sorghum subvar. japonicus Hack.
  Common Name(s): broom-corn
    black amber
    chicken corn
    wild cane
    shatter cane
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusSorghum Moench – sorghum  
                                  SpeciesSorghum bicolor (L.) Moench – broom-corn, black amber, chicken corn, shattercane, wild cane, shatter cane, sorghum, broomcorn  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at and formerly at   
  Reference for: Sorghum bicolor   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sorghum bicolor   
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Sorghum bicolor   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Sorghum bicolor   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Sorghum bicolor   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
    North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Introduced  






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