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Sorghum z01

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Panicoideae
Tribus: Andropogoneae
Subtribus: Sorghinae
Genus: Sorghum
Sectio: Sorghum sect. Sorghum
Species: Sorghum arundinaceum

Sorghum arundinaceum (Desv.) Stapf

D. Prain, Fl. trop. Afr. 9:114. 1917
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Sorghum arundinaceum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
English: kaffir corn, broom corn, common wild sorghum
Nederlands: kafferkoren

Sorghum arundinaceum, the common wild sorghum, is a species of flowering plant in the family Poaceae.[2] It is native to Sub‑Saharan Africa, Madagascar, many of the Indian Ocean islands, and the Indian Subcontinent, and has been introduced to northern South America, the US states of California and Florida, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, New Guinea, and a number of smaller islands worldwide.[1] It is the wild progenitor of cultivated sorghum, Sorghum bicolor, with some authorities considering it to be a mere variety or subspecies; Sorghum bicolor var. arundinaceum, or Sorghum bicolor subsp. verticilliflorum.[3][1]

"Sorghum arundinaceum (Desv.) Stapf". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 29 July 2021.
Registry-Migration.Gbif.Org (2021). "Sorghum arundinaceum (Desv.) Stapf". GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. GBIF Secretariat. doi:10.15468/39omei. Retrieved 29 July 2021.
Cunniff, Jennifer; Osborne, Colin P.; Ripley, Brad S.; Charles, Michael; Jones, Glynis (2008). "Response of wild C4 crop progenitors to subambient CO2 highlights a possible role in the origin of agriculture". Global Change Biology. 14 (3): 576–587. Bibcode:2008GCBio..14..576C. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01515.x.

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