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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Cenchrus longisetus M.C.Johnst., Sida 1: 182 (1963).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: NE. Trop. Africa to Arabian Pen.
(12) sar (13) grc ita (20) alg egy mor tun (21) azo cny mdr (22) sen 24 ERI ETH SOM (27) cpp les nat ofs tvl (29) mau mdg reu (34) cyp 35 SAU YEM (40) ind srl (41) mya (42) jaw (51) nzn nzs (63) haw (73) col (75) mic (76) cal (77) tex (78) geo (79) mxc mxe mxn mxs mxt (81) cub jam (83) bol clm per (84) bzl (85) age agw clc 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: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova