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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Pennisetum amoenum Hochst. ex A.Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 386 (1850).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus pedicellatus subsp. pedicellatus.
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:

Pennisetum pedicellatum var. amoenum (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Chiov., Annuario Reale Ist. Bot. Roma 8: 315 (1908 publ. 1907).

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