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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Pennisetum orientale Rich. in C.H.Persoon, Syn. Pl. 1: 72 (1805).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus orientalis (Rich.) Morrone, Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106: 128 (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 orientale (Rich.) Willd., Enum. Pl.: 1031 (1809).

Pennisetum setaceum var. orientale (Rich.) Maire, Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 31: 45 (1940).

Pennisetum setaceum subsp. orientale (Rich.) Maire, Fl. Afrique N. 1: 333 (1952).

Cenchrus orientalis (Rich.) Morrone, Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106: 128 (2010).

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