Genus: Sorghum Moench

 
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Sorghinae
Genus number: 11304
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 290 (163 active, 154 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments:
  • • conserved (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14 & App. III) over the earlier parahomonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53.2) Sorgum Adans., nom. rej.
  • • all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. Dillon, S. L. et al. 2007. Sorghum resolved as a distinct genus based on combined ITS1, ndhF and Adh1 analyses. Austral. Syst. Bot. 268:29-43.
  2. Spangler, R. E. 2003. Taxonomy of Sarga, Sorghum and Vacoparis (Poaceae: Andropogoneae). Austral. Syst. Bot. 16:279-299. Note: segregates into 3 genera

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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Subdivisions of Sorghum Moench:


Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Sorghum
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=11304. Accessed 8 December 2019.