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Taxon: Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. bicolor

 
Genus: Sorghum
Section: Sorghum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Sorghinae
Nomen number: 454806
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Mar-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Aug-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 52875 (45824 active, 62629 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Food additives:
  • Fuels:
  • Human food: cereal (fide Amer J Bot 65:480. 1978); sugar (fide Amer J Bot 65:480. 1978)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. throughout tropic, subtropic, & warm-temperate regions)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Batra, L. R. Names of Japanese plants sorted by their Japanese names in Romanized Katakana and scientific nomenclature. 1995 (Names Batra)
  3. CIAT/FAO collaboration on tropical forages Grassland Species Profiles (on-line resource). (Grassland Species)
  4. de Wet, J. M. J. 1978. Systematics and evolution of Sorghum sect. Sorghum (Gramineae) Amer. J. Bot. 65:479.
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  6. El Bassam, N. 1998. Energy plant species
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  11. Nair, N. V. et al. 2006. Characterization of intergeneric hybrids of Saccharum using molecular markers Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 53:163-169.
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  14. Wiersema, J. H. & J. Dahlberg 2007. The nomenclature of Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench (Gramineae) (Taxon) 56:944.
  15. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. bicolor :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?454806. Accessed 21 October 2018.