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Common name

English: Sorghum

German: Mohrenhirse

Mandarin: 高粱 (gao liang)

Portuguese: Sorgo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Liliopsida (387)

      Order: Cyperales (91)

        Family: Poaceae (72)(family description)

          Genus: Sorghum (1)

            Epithet: bicolor (L.) Moench (2)

bicolor => two colored

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow, beige

External links

Check for Sorghum bicolor at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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