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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Cenchrus cavanillesii Tausch, Flora 20: 97 (1837), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus echinatus L., Sp. Pl.: 1050 (1753).
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 echinatus L., Sp. Pl.: 1050 (1753).

Panicastrella muricata Moench, Methodus: 206 (1794), nom. superfl.

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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