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Taxon: Sorghum vulgare Pers. var. saccharatum (L.) Boerl.

Synonym of Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. bicolor

Genus: Sorghum
Section: Sorghum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Sorghinae
Nomen number: 35169
Place of publication: Ann. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg 8:69. 1890
Link to protologue:
Comment: see comments under basionym Holcus saccharatus L.
Name Verified on: 05-Mar-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Snowden, J. D. 1936. The cultivated races of Sorghum. 93. Note: = Sorghum dochna (Forssk.) Snow.

Check other web resources for Sorghum vulgare Pers. var. saccharatum (L.) Boerl. :

  • 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=35169. Accessed 25 August 2019.