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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Cenchrus americanus subsp. stenostachyus (Klotzsch ex A.Braun) Sosef, Pl. Ecol. Evol. 152: 555 (2019).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus sieberianus (Schltdl.) Verloove, Willdenowia 42: 78 (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:

* Penicillaria stenostachya Klotzsch ex A.Braun, Index Seminum (B, Berolinensis) 1855(App.): 25 (1855).

Pennisetum nigricans var. stenostachyum (Klotzsch ex A.Braun) T.Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 781 (1894), not validly publ.

Pennisetum stenostachyum (Klotzsch ex A.Braun) Stapf & C.E.Hubb., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 270 (1933), nom. illeg.

Pennisetum americanum subsp. stenostachyum (Klotzsch ex A.Braun) Brunken, Amer. J. Bot. 64: 173 (1977).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts