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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Cenchrus linearis Lam., Fl. Franç. 3: 631 (1779), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Tragus racemosus (L.) All., Fl. Pedem. 2: 241 (1785).
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 racemosus L., Sp. Pl.: 1049 (1753).

Phalaris muricata Forssk., Fl. Aegypt.-Arab.: 202 (1775), nom. superfl.

Tragus racemosus (L.) All., Fl. Pedem. 2: 241 (1785).

Lappago racemosa (L.) Honck., Syn. Pl. Germ. 1: 440 (1792).

Tragus muricatus Moench, Methodus: 53 (1794), nom. superfl.

Lappago biflora Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 284 (1820), nom. superfl.

Tragus biflorus Schult., Mant. 2: 205 (1824), nom. superfl.

Tragus racemosus var. longispicula Döll in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(2): 122 (1877), not validly publ.

Nazia racemosa (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 780 (1891).

Tragus racemosus var. biflorus Hack., Oesterr. Bot. Z. 51: 195 (1901), not validly publ.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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