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Sorghum × drummondii (Sudangrass), is a hybrid-derived species of grass raised for forage and grain, native to tropical and subtropical regions of Eastern Africa. The plant is cultivated in Southern Europe, South America, Central America, North America and Southern Asia, for forage or as a cover crop. It is distinguished from the grain sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) by the grain (caryopsis) not being exposed at maturity.[citation needed] References[edit]

^ "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved February 11, 2014. 

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Cereals and pseudocereals

Cereals

Gramineae

Barley Fonio Job's tears Maize (Corn) Millets Oats Rice Rye Sorghum Teff Triticale Zizania

Wheat (Triticum)

Bread Durum Khorasan Red Fife Norin 10 Winter

Farro

Einkorn Emmer Spelt

Pseudocereals

Polygonaceae

Buckwheat Tartary buckwheat

Amaranthaceae

Amaranth

A. caudatus A. cruentus A. hypochondriacus Celosia

Chenopodiaceae

Quinoa Pitseed goosefoot Cañihua

Lamiaceae

Chia

Fabaceae

Wattleseed

See also Triticeae Neolithic founder crops Neolithic Revolution History of agriculture Natufian culture Fertile Crescent Tell Abu Hureyra Tell Aswad Domestication Green Revolution Genetic engineering Selective breeding Crop wild relative

Taxon identifiers

Sorghum ×drummondii

Wd: Q747719 APDB: 52536 EPPO: SORSU FloraBase: 35236 GBIF: 2705184 GrassBase: imp09512 GRIN: 35113 ITIS: 524714 NZOR: 95f29f6b-e8e0-401e-83f7-6a7a65837393 Plant List: kew-443227 Tropicos: 25539595 VASCAN: 24627 WCSP: 443227

Andropogon drummondii

Wd: Q39584670 GRIN: 3195 IPNI: 12815-2 ITIS: 508800 NZOR: 8beb3303-d5d8-4dbc-bec1-f23e933ab3e8

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