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Great Millet
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  genus Sorghum - sorghum

Scientific synonyms

Holcus bicolor L.
Sorghum caudatum (Hack.) Stapf
incl. Sorghum dochna (Forssk.) Snowden
Sorghum guineense Stapf
Sorghum nervosum Besser ex Schultes
Holcus saccharatus L.
incl. Sorghum saccharatum (L.) Moench
Sorgum vulgare var. saccharatum
Holcus sorghum L.

Other names

= Black Amber
= Broom-corn
= Broomcorn
= Chicken Corn
= Shatter Cane
= Shattercane
= Sorghum

Images

Sorghum bicolor - Great Millet

Author: Michael Kesl

Sorghum bicolor - Great Millet

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Sorghum bicolor - Great Millet

Author: Michael Kesl

Sorghum bicolor - Great Millet

Author: Michael Kesl

Sorghum bicolor - Great Millet

Author: Michael Kesl

Sorghum bicolor - Great Millet

Author: Petr Vobořil

Sorghum bicolor - Great Millet

Author: Michael Kesl

seed

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Striga hermonthica (Del.) Benth. - Purple Witchweed

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [http://www.ibot.cas.cz/index.php?p=sezna...], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [http://www.bsbi.org.uk/], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [http://www.preslia.cz/P022CPys.pdf], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]

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