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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Cenchrus crinitus (Kunth) Morrone, Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106: 127 (2010), nom. illeg.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus michoacanus H.F.Gut. & Morrone, Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. 47: 268 (2012).
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:

* Gymnotrix crinita Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 112 (1816).

Pennisetum crinitum (Kunth) Spreng., Syst. Veg., 1: 302 (1824).

Panicum crinitum (Kunth) Willd. ex Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 2: 255 (1841).

Pennisetum humboldtianum Hemsl., Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 3: 508 (1885), nom. superfl.

Cenchrus michoacanus H.F.Gut. & Morrone, Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. 47: 268 (2012).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts