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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst. ex Chiov., Annuario Reale Ist. Bot. Roma 8: 41 (1903 publ. 1902).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus clandestinus (Hochst. ex Chiov.) Morrone, Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106: 127 (2010).
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 longistylum var. clandestinum (Hochst. ex Chiov.) Leeke, Z. Naturwiss. 79: 23 (1907).

Kikuyuochloa clandestina (Hochst. ex Chiov.) H.Scholz, Feddes Repert. 117: 513 (2006).

Cenchrus clandestinus (Hochst. ex Chiov.) Morrone, Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106: 127 (2010).

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