The Subtribe Sorghinae is a member of the Tribe Andropogoneae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Sorghinae:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Plantae
Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae
Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Phylum: Tracheophyta
Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina
(Auct.) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Infraphylum: Angiospermae Auct.
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina (Auct.) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Phylum: Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Kingdom: Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
The Subtribe Sorghinae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Genus (3): Bothriochloa · Sorghastrum · Sorghum
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 393 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Subtribe Sorghinae.
Bothriochloa is a genus of in the Poaceae family. There are about 35 species found in tropical to warm temperate areas worldwide. They are often called beardgrass or bluestem. [more]
Sorghum is a genus of numerous species of grasses, some of which are raised for grain and many of which are used as fodder plants either cultivated or as part of pasture. The plants are cultivated in warmer climates worldwide. Species are native to tropical and subtropical regions of all continents in addition to Oceania and Australasia. [more]
At least 259 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Sorghum.
More info about the Genus Sorghum may be found here.
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