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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Cenchrus ciliaris L., Mant. Pl. 2: 302 (1771).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Sicilia, S. Greece, Africa, Arabian Pen. to Indian Subcontinent
13 GRC SIC 20 ALG EGY LBY MOR TUN WSA 21 CNY CVI mdr 22 BEN bkn GAM GHA MLI MTN NGA NGR SEN TOG 23 CMN RWA ZAI 24 CHA DJI ERI ETH SOC SOM SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MOZ ZAM ZIM 27 BOT CPP CPV NAM NAT OFS SWZ TVL 29 MDG 34 AFG IRN IRQ LBS PAL SIN 35 GST KUW OMA SAU YEM (38) tai 40 BAN IND PAK srl whm (41) and ncb vie (42) cki jaw lsi mly phi (43) nwg sol (50) nsw nta qld soa vic wau (60) fij nue nwc phx wal (61) mrq sci (63) haw (74) mso okl (75) nwy (76) ari cal (77) nwm tex (78) fla lou (79) mxc mxe mxg mxi mxn mxs mxt (80) cos els hon nic pan (81) aru aru bah cub lee nla nla pue trt (82) guy ven (83) bol bol clm ecu per (84) bzc bze bzl bzn bzs (85) age agw par
Lifeform: Hemicr. or rhizome geophyte
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova