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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Pennisetum alopecuroides (L.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 303 (1824).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus alopecuroides (L.) Thunb., Prodr. Pl. Cap.: 24 (1794).
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.
Homotypic Names:

* Panicum alopecuroides L., Sp. Pl.: 55 (1753).

Alopecurus indicus L. in J.A.Murray, Syst. Veg. ed. 13, 2: 92, 758 (1774), nom. superfl.

Cenchrus alopecuroides (L.) Thunb., Prodr. Pl. Cap.: 24 (1794).

Penicillaria ciliata Willd., Enum. Pl.: 1037 (1809), nom. superfl.

Penicillaria cylindrica Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 498 (1817), nom. superfl.

Penicillaria alopecuroides (L.) Sweet, Hort. Brit.: 440 (1826).

Pennisetum cylindricum Trin., Gram. Panic.: 70 (1826), nom. superfl.

Pennisetum linnaei Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 49 (1829), nom. superfl.

Pennisetum indicum Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 787 (1891), nom. superfl.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova