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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Cenchrus ciliaris var. pennisetiformis (Steud.) Chiov. ex Pirotta, Annuario Reale Ist. Bot. Roma 8: 326 (1908 publ. 1907).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus pennisetiformis Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 109 (1854).
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 pennisetiformis Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 109 (1854).

Pennisetum pennisetiforme (Steud.) Wipff, Sida 19: 527 (2001).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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