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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

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

This name is accepted.

Distribution: C. & S. U.S.A. to Trop. & Subtrop. America
(11) aut (12) cor fra spa (13) grc ita yug (14) ukr (20) lby (21) azo? (26) moz (27) cpp nat ofs tvl (34) pal (36) chm (40) ban 73 COL 74 ILL OKL (75) mai NWY ver 76 ARI CAL NEV 77 NWM TEX 78 ALA ARK FLA GEO KTY LOU MRY MSI NCA SCA TEN VRG WDC 79 MXC MXE MXG MXN MXS MXT 80 BLZ COS ELS HON NIC PAN 81 BAH CAY CUB DOM HAI JAM LEE PUE TCI VNA WIN 83 BOL CLM ECU PER 84 BZS 85 AGE AGS AGW CLN PAR URU
Lifeform: Ther. or hemicr.
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