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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



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

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Sahara to Trop. Africa, Aldabra, Arabian Pen.
20 ALG mor (21) cny mdr 22 BEN BKN GAM GHA GUI IVO LBR MLI NGA SEN SIE TOG 23 BUR CAF CMN CON EQG GAB GGI RWA ZAI 24 CHA ETH SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM (27) cpp nat swz tvl (28) sth 29 ALD mau mdg rod SEY 35 OMA SAU? (36) chc chh chs (38) kzn nns oga tai (40) ass ban ehm srl whm (41) and lao mya ncb tha vie (42) jaw lsi mly mol phi sul sum (43) nwg sol (50) nfk (51) nzn (60) fij gil nue nwc sam wal (61) coo sci (62) crl mrn mrs (63) haw (76) cal (77) tex (78) ala fla (79) mxc mxe mxg mxs mxt (80) blz cos els gua hon nic pan (81) bah ber cay cub dom hai jam lee nla pue trt win (82) frg guy ven (83) bol clm ecu gal per (84) bzc bze bzl bzn bzs (85) age agw par uru
Lifeform: Hemicr. or rhizome geophyte
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.
Original Compiler: R.Govaerts