|genus = Sorghum
|genus_authority = Carolus Linnaeus|L.
|subdivision_ranks = Species
|subdivision = About 30 species, see text
Sorghum is a genus of numerous species of Poaceae|grasses, one of which is 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 the southwest Pacific and Australasia. Sorghum is in the subfamily Panicoideae and the tribe of Andropogoneae (the tribe of big bluestem and sugar cane).