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Taxon: Sorghum versicolor Andersson

 
Genus: Sorghum
Section: Parasorghum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Sorghinae
Nomen number: 35160
Place of publication: W. C. H. Peters, Naturw. Reise Mossambique 6(2):563. 1864
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 10 (4 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]


References:

  1. 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.
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  3. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  4. Price, H. J. et al. 2005. Genome evolution in the genus Sorghum (Poaceae) Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 95:219-227.
  5. Ross, J. The flora of Natal. (F Natal)
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

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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=35160. Accessed 19 April 2019.