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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Cenchrus mucronatus Pers. ex Steud., Nomencl. Bot. 1: 172 (1821), pro syn.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd., Enum. Pl.: 1029 (1809).
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