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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.
Accessions: 8 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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. 1963-. Flore du Cameroun.
  2. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  3. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  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. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  6. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  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. Note: = "Sarga purpureo-sericeum"
  9. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  10. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

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 17 July 2019.