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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Cenchrus villosus (Fresen.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 347 (1898), nom. illeg.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus longisetus M.C.Johnst., Sida 1: 182 (1963).
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 villosum Fresen., Mus. Senckenberg. 2: 134 (1837).

Pennisetum villosum var. humile Hochst. ex A.Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 387 (1850).

Cenchrus longisetus M.C.Johnst., Sida 1: 182 (1963).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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