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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Cenchrus muricatus Phil., Anales Univ. Chile 36: 202 (1870), nom. illeg.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus spinifex Cav., Icon. 5: 38 (1799).
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