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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Cenchrus compressus (R.Br.) Morrone, Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106: 127 (2010).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus alopecuroides (L.) Thunb., Prodr. Pl. Cap.: 24 (1794).
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 compressum R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 195 (1810).

Setaria compressa (R.Br.) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 46 (1829).

Gymnotrix compressa (R.Br.) Brongn. in L.I.Duperrey, Voy. Monde, Phan.: 103 (1832).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts