Wild-grain Sorghum

Scientific Name
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. drummondii (Steud.) de Wet
Higher Classification
Sorghum sudanense (Piper) Stapf
Common Names
Anaguaskoorn (a), Besemkoring (a), Broom Corn (e), Imfe (z), Kafferkoring (a), Kaffir Corn (e), Nabele (nd), Red Kaffir Corn (e), Rooikafferkoring (a), Shallu (e), Soetriet (a), Sugar Millet (e), Sugar Reed (e), Suger Sorghum (e), Suikerriet (a), Sweet Cane (e), Sweet Reed (e), Sweet Sorghum (e), Wilde Graansorghum (a), Wild-grain Sorghum (e)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
L. Fish & J.E. Victor
This taxon was not selected in any one of four screening processes for highlighting potential taxa of conservation concern for detailed assessment and was hence given an automated status of Least Concern. The Threatened Species Programme is currently systematically completing full assessments for all taxa with an automated status. If you disagree with this taxon's status, please contact the Threatened Species Programme at the link below.
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. drummondii (Steud.) de WetLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Fish, L. & Victor, J.E. 2005. Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. drummondii (Steud.) de Wet. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/19

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