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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 195 (1810).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus americanus (L.) 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:

* Panicum glaucum L., Sp. Pl.: 56 (1753).

Panicum lutescens Weigel, Observ. Bot.: 20 (1772), nom. superfl.

Setaria glauca (L.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 51 (1812).

Setaria rufa Chevall., Fl. Gén. Env. Paris, ed. 2, 2: 148 (1836), nom. superfl.

Chamaeraphis glauca (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 771 (1891).

Ixophorus glaucus (L.) Nash, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 22: 428 (1895).

Chaetochloa glauca (L.) Scribn., Bull. Div. Agrostol. U.S.D.A. 4: 39 (1897).

Chaetochloa lutescens Stuntz, Invent. Seeds U.S.D.A. Bur. Pl. Industr. 31: 86 (1914), nom. superfl.

Setariopsis glauca (L.) Samp., Herb. Port., Apend 2: 4 (1914).

Setaria lutescens F.T.Hubb., Rhodora 18: 232 (1916), nom. superfl.

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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