Definition of Genus Sorghum

1. Noun. Annual or perennial tropical and subtropical cereal grasses: sorghum.

Exact synonyms: Sorghum
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Sorghum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sorghum

genus Sobralia
genus Solandra
genus Solanopteris
genus Solanum
genus Solea
genus Soleirolia
genus Solenopsis
genus Solenostemon
genus Solidago
genus Somateria
genus Sonchus
genus Sonora
genus Sophora
genus Sorbus
genus Sorex
genus Sorghum (current term)
genus Spadella
genus Spalax
genus Sparaxis
genus Sparganium
genus Sparmannia
genus Spartina
genus Spartium
genus Spathiphyllum
genus Spergula
genus Spergularia
genus Sphacele
genus Sphacelotheca
genus Sphaeralcea

Literary usage of Genus Sorghum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"Sorghum vulgaris (andropogon sorghum, oleum sorghum) is a plant of the family graminae, genus sorghum, grown in all mild climates. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"... tomentose beneath, 3-7 in. long; styles 5, woolly at the base only. Himalayas. *.iM ; i; ALFRED REMUER. SORGHUM. The genus Sorghum is referred to An- ..."

3. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"... of which of the Peninsula, the the more important species have been transferred to the genus Sorghum. II. sorghum is now Sorghum vulgäre. ..."

4. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and by Francis Peyre Porcher (1869)
"... the Andropogon sorghum of authors, or allowing the genus Sorghum to stand, Sorghum vulgäre. These plants should not be allowed to amalgamate. ..."

5. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1896)
"106, which latter name should be used if the group be kept as a distinct genus. Sorghum halepense Pere. Syn. I, 101, occurs occasionally along railroad ..."

6. A flora of western middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"Our only species belongs to the sub-genus Sorghum, having the stems hard and pithy; racemes solitary or in pairs, panicled; joints of the rachis without a ..."

7. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Academy of Science Meeting (1896)
"106, which latter name should be used if the group be kept as a distinct genus. Sorghum halepense Pers. Syn. I, 101, occurs occasionally along railroad ..."

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