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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Pennisetum asperifolium Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 49 (1829), nom. superfl.

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:

* Cenchrus asperifolius Desf., Fl. Atlant. 2: 388 (1799), nom. superfl.

Pennisetum setaceum var. asperifolium Maire, Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 31: 45 (1940).

Pennisetum setaceum subsp. asperifolium (Maire) Maire, Fl. Afrique N. 1: 333 (1952).

Cenchrus setaceus subsp. morronei Ibn Tattou, Fl. Prat. Maroc 3: 667 (2014).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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