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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Cenchrus polystachios subsp. setosus (Sw.) P.M.Peterson & Y.Herrera, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 107: 95 (2018).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus setosus Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 26 (1788).
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:

* Cenchrus setosus Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 26 (1788).

Pennisetum setosum (Sw.) Rich. in C.H.Persoon, Syn. Pl. 1: 72 (1805).

Pennisetum polystachion subsp. setosum (Sw.) Brunken, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 79: 63 (1979).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts