Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
  • Common name : Broom-corn, Great Millet, Suger Sorghum, Shattercane, Sorghum
  • Vernacular name : Jonna (Telugu); Jondla, Juari (Marathi); Cholam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated crop
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
  • Native : Tropical Africa
  • World Distribution : Introduced elsewhere
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah, T., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 3; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Sorghum bicolor. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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