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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Setaria hochstetteri Kunth, Index Seminum (B, Berolinensis) 1845: 9 (1845), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus nubicus (Hochst.) ined..
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 nubicus (Hochst.) ined..

Beckera nubica (Hochst.) Hochst., Flora 27: 512 (1844).

* Gymnotrix nubica Hochst., Flora 27: 251 (1844).

Pennisetum nubicum (Hochst.) K.Schum., Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1894: 58 (1894).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts