EPPO Global Database

Sorghum bicolor var. caffrorum(SORVC)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SORVC
  • Preferred name: Sorghum bicolor var. caffrorum
  • Authority: (Retzius) Mohlenbrock


This variety of sorghum is not now considered to merit a separate scientific name, and is simply a form of S. bicolor

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Sorghum caffrorum (Retzius) Palisot de Beauvois
Sorghum vulgare var. caffrorum (Retzius) Hubbard & Rehder

Common names
Name Language
kaffir English
Kaffirhirse German