Sorghum drummondii

Sorghum x drummondii (Nees ex Steud.) Millp. & Chase

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Cultivated in the Old World tropics, also arising spontaneously wherever the parents grow together.


Cultivated for fodder (Sudan Grass).


  • Andropogon drummondii Nees ex Steud. Andropogon sorghum (L.) Brot. var. sudanense Piper (synonym)
  • Sorghum sudanense (Piper) Stapf (synonym)


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