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Taxon: Sorghum ×almum Parodi

Genus: Sorghum section: Sorghum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Andropogoneae.
Nomen number: 35129
Place of publication: Revista Argent. Agron. 10:361. 1943
Comment: = S. bicolor × S. halepense
Name verified on: 02-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 30 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • only available ) NPGS core subset accessions for the crop ‘SORGHUM’ ) or .
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AL°, AZ°, CA*°, CO°, DE°, FL°, GA°, HI°, IL*°, IN*°, KS°, KY°, MD(hybrids containing Johnsongrass as a parent)°, MI*°, MO°, MS°, NJ°, NV°, OH°, OK*, SC°, TN°, UT*°, VA°, WA°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; West Indies

      Other:
  • natural hybrid arising from cultivated & weedy Sorghum

References:

  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. 4:203 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 4:203.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969–. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  • 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. [clusters with S. bicolor subsp. verticilliflorum (as S. drummondii)].
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  • Lazarides, M. et al. 1991. Taxonomy, cytology, and ecology of indigenous Australian sorghums (Sorghum Moench: Andropogoneae: Poaceae). Austral. Syst. Bot. 4:603.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • National Herbarium of New South Wales. 1961–1984. Flora of New South Wales.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. 1999. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa. [= S. bicolor × S. halepense].
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR. [= S. halepense × S. sudanense].
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. [with two varieties].
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:606.
  • de Wet, J. M. J. 1978. Systematics and evolution of Sorghum sect. Sorghum (Gramineae). Amer. J. Bot. 65:478. [mentions].
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Check other web resources for Sorghum ×almum Parodi:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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