EPPO Global Database

Sorghum x drummondii(SORSU)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-18

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SORSU
  • Preferred name: Sorghum x drummondii
  • Authority: (Steudel) Millspaugh & Chase

Notes

A hybrid sorghum raised in Africa, also cultivated in other continents. It can be a weed in other crops, and is then known as shattercane

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Andropogon sorghum var. sudanensis Piper
Sorghum arundinaceum var. sudanense (Stapf) Hitchcock
Sorghum bicolor x S. arundinaceum
Sorghum bicolor x S. sudanense
Sorghum drummondii Nees
Sorghum halepense var. sudanense (Piper) Soó
Sorghum sudanense (Piper) Stapf
Sorghum vulgare var. drummondii (Nees) Chiovenda
Sorghum vulgare var. sudanense Hitchcock
Sorgum bicolor subsp. drummondii (Steudel) de Wet

Common names
Name Language
суданка Bulgarian
Суданска трева Bulgarian
čirok súdánský Czech
Sudangras German
Sudan-Sorgum German
chicken corn English (US)
shattercane English
Sudan grass English
pasto Sudan Spanish
sorgo del Sudan Spanish
herbe du Soudan French
sorgho menu French
sudanska trava Croatian
erba sudanesa Italian
soedangras Dutch
capim-do-sudão Portuguese
сорго суданское Russian
суданка Russian
суданская трава Russian
tallë Albanian
sudangräs Swedish