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Taxonomy ID: 4557 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid4557)
Scientific name: Sorghum Moench, 1794
Inherited blast name: monocots
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; Liliopsida; Petrosaviidae; commelinids; Poales; Poaceae; PACMAD clade; Panicoideae; Andropogonodae; Andropogoneae; Sorghinae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 73,701 30
Nucleotide EST 232,681 -
Nucleotide GSS 829,671 -
Protein 93,889 7
Structure 13 -
Genome 2 -
Popset 587 499
GEO Datasets 693 -
UniGene 13,733 -
PubMed Central 4,929 -
Gene 41,410 -
SRA Experiments 5,801 51
Protein Clusters 17,076 -
Identical Protein Groups 54,946 5
Bio Project 1,168 3
Bio Sample 4,750 88
Bio Systems 245 -
Assembly 11 -
Clone DB 113,411 -
Probe 10,907 -
PubChem BioAssay 64 1
Taxonomy 33 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Sept 27, 2007)
Name verified on 27 September 2007, in: W3TROPICOS, the Missouri Botanical Garden's VAST (VAScular Tropicos) nomenclatural database, vers. 1.5, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO, 63166-0299, USA.

Wiersema J.H & Dahlberg J 2007
Wiersema JH and Dahlberg. J 2007. The nomenclature of Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench (Gramineae). Taxon 56(3): 941-946.

Nota BeneAfrican Plant Database (Nov 21, 2013)
Name accessed on 21 November 2013 in: African Flowering Plant Database (version 3.1). Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Geneve and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, retrieved from

Nota BeneAPNI (Nov 21, 2013)
Name accessed on 21 November 2013 in: The Australian Plant Name Index (Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian National Herbarium, Australian National Botanic Gardens and the Australian Biological Resources Study).

Nota BeneAustralian Plant Census
Australian Plant Census (APC) - Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria.

Nota BeneSoreng RJ et al. 2015a
Soreng RJ, Peterson PM, Romaschenko K, Davidse G, Zuloaga FO, Judziewicz EJ, Filgueiras TS, Davis JI & Morrone O. 2015. A worldwide phylogenetic classification of the Poaceae (Gramineae). Journal of Systematics and Evolution 53(2): 117-137. Article first published online: 23 Mar 2015. DOI:

Nota BeneLiu Q et al. 2014b
Liu Q, Liu H, Wen J & Peterson PM. 2014. Infrageneric phylogeny and temporal divergence of Sorghum (Andropogoneae, Poaceae) based on low-copy nuclear and plastid sequences. PLoS ONE 9(8): 1-14. DOI:

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