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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
 
    shattercane
 
    wild cane
 
    shatter cane
 
    sorghum
 
    broomcorn
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            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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  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 http://www.tropicos.org/Project/CNWG and formerly at http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/nwgc.html   
  Reference for: Sorghum bicolor   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  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. http://plants.usda.gov   
  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. http://plants.usda.gov   
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
    Caribbean  
    North America  
    South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Introduced  
 

 

   

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