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Taxon: Sorghum nitidum (Vahl) Pers.

 
Genus: Sorghum
Section: Parasorghum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Sorghinae
Nomen number: 35139
Place of publication: Syn. pl. 1:101. 1805
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Apr-2008
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 12 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage; forage

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (c. & s.e.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu (s.w.), Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, South, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (e.)]


References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Dillon, S. L. et al. 2007. Sorghum resolved as a distinct genus based on combined ITS1, ndhF and Adh1 analyses Pl. Syst. Evol. 268:29-43.
  3. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  4. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  5. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  6. Lazarides, M. et al. 1991. Taxonomy, cytology and ecology of indigenous Australian Sorghums (Sorghum Moench: Andropogoneae: Poaceae) Austral. Syst. Bot. 4:591-635.
  7. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Price, H. J. et al. 2005. Genome evolution in the genus Sorghum (Poaceae) Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 95:219-227.

Check other web resources for Sorghum nitidum (Vahl) Pers. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=35139. Accessed 23 April 2019.