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Taxon: Sorghum purpureosericeum (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Schweinf. & Asch.

 
Genus: Sorghum
Section: Parasorghum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Sorghinae
Nomen number: 35144
Place of publication: Beitr. Fl. Aethiop. 302, 310. 1867
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Jul-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Dec-2015
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 8 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon (n.)
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  2. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  3. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  4. 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.
  5. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  6. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  7. Price, H. J. et al. 2005. Genome evolution in the genus Sorghum (Poaceae) Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 95:219-227.
  8. Spangler, R. E. 2003. Taxonomy of Sarga, Sorghum and Vacoparis (Poaceae: Andropogoneae) Austral. Syst. Bot. 6:279-299.
  9. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  10. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Sorghum purpureosericeum (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Schweinf. & Asch. :

  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • 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=35144. Accessed 19 January 2019.