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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Cenchrus ciliaris var. villifer Fig. & De Not., Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Torino, ser. 2, 14: 386 (1854).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cenchrus ciliaris L., Mant. Pl. 2: 302 (1771).
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.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova