EPPO Global Database

Sorghum bicolor var. saccharatum(SORVS)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SORVS
  • Preferred name: Sorghum bicolor var. saccharatum
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Mohlenbrock


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

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Sorghum dochna var. saccharatum (Linnaeus) Mönch
Sorghum saccharatum (Linnaeus) Mönch
Sorghum vulgare var. saccharatum (Linnaeus) Boerlage

Common names
Name Language
sweet sorghum English
Zuckerhirse German
sorgho doux French
sorgo azucarado Spanish
sorgo sacarino Spanish
sorgo zuccherino Italian
suikersorghum Dutch
sorgo-acucarado-da-china Portuguese
sockerdurra Swedish
сорго сахарное Russian
захарна метла Bulgarian
сорго цукрове Ukrainian