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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Pennisetum purpureum Schumach., Beskr. Guin. Pl.: 44 (1827).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus purpureus (Schumach.) Morrone, Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106: 129 (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:

Cenchrus purpureus (Schumach.) Morrone, Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106: 129 (2010).

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