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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Cenchrus echinatus f. longispinus Hack., Allg. Bot. Z. Syst. 9: 169 (1903).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus longispinus (Hack.) Fernald, Rhodora 45: 388 (1943).
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 longispinus (Hack.) Fernald, Rhodora 45: 388 (1943).

Cenchrus echinatus var. longispinus (Hack.) Jansen & Wacht., Ned. Kruidk. Arch., ser. 3, 56: 246 (1949).

Cenchrus pauciflorus var. longispinus (Hack.) Jansen & Wacht., Ned. Kruidk. Arch., ser. 3, 56: 246 (1949).

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