EPPO Global Database

Sorghum arundinaceum(SORAR)

Last modification: 2004-04-18

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SORAR
  • Preferred name: Sorghum arundinaceum
  • Authority: (Desvaux) Stapf


Africa. A wild Sorghum species, which is probably the progenitor of S. bicolor

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Andropogon arundinaceus Willdenow
Andropogon sorghum subsp. vogelianus Piper
Andropogon sorghum var. effusus Hackel
Rhaphis arundinacea Desvaux
Sorghum aethiopicum (Hackel) Stapf
Sorghum lanceolatum Stapf
Sorghum verticilliflorum (Steudel) Stapf
Sorghum vogelianum (Piper) Stapf

Common names
Name Language
Cameroon grass English
wild sorghum English
mil sauvage French
sorgo-selvagem Portuguese (BR)