genus Sorghum


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Noun1.genus Sorghum - annual or perennial tropical and subtropical cereal grasses: sorghum
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
sorghum - economically important Old World tropical cereal grass
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Crop-to-weed flow in the genus Sorghum (Poaceae): Spontaneous interspecific hybridization between johnsongrass, Sorghum halepense, and crop sorghum, S.
Twenty-five species form the genus Sorghum (Lazarides et al., 1991) which consists of five subgenera or sections, Eu-sorghum, Chaetosorghum, Heterosorghum, Para-sorghum, and Stiposorghum (Garber, 1950; deWet, 1978).
Description of 70 groups in genus Sorghum based on a modified Snowden's classification.