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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Cenchrus pallidus E.Fourn. ex Hemsl., Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 3: 509 (1885).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus pilosus Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 116 (1816).
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