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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Cenchrus macrocephalus (Döll) Scribn., Bull. Div. Agrostol. U.S.D.A. 17: 110 (1899).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus tribuloides 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 tribuloides var. macrocephalus Döll in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(2): 312 (1877).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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