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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Cenchrus rufescens Desf., Fl. Atlant. 2: 388 (1799).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus ciliaris L., Mant. Pl. 2: 302 (1771).
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:

Pennisetum rufescens (Desf.) Spreng., Syst. Veg., 1: 302 (1824).

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