Cenchrus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1049 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Old World, America.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Aldabra, Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, California, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caprivi Strip, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Central American Pac, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Congo, Connecticut, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Desventurados Is., District of Columbia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Kermadec Is., Korea, Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Libya, Louisiana, Madagascar, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Manchuria, Marquesas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, Nevada, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Society Is., Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Carolina, South Dakota, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks-Caicos Is., Uganda, Uruguay, Utah, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Western Sahara, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Amur, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Central European Rus, Chagos Archipelago, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Easter Is., France, Gilbert Is., Great Britain, Idaho, Italy, Kamchatka, Kazan-retto, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Line Is., Madeira, Magadan, Maluku, Marcus I., Marianas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mozambique Channel I, Nauru, New Zealand South, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Phoenix Is., Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Rodrigues, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, South Australia, South China Sea, South European Russi, Spain, St.Helena, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tasmania, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tristan da Cunha, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Victoria, Wake I., Wallis-Futuna Is., Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • De Lisle in Iowa State J. Sci. 37: 259 (1963)
  • F.T.A. 9: 1070 (1934).
  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5, 470 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl. 1049 (1753)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • De Lisle in Iowa State Journ. Sci. 37: 259–351 (1963).
  • Sp. Pl.: 1049 (1753).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) Author: by T. A. Cope [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • De Lisle in Iowa State Journ. Sci. 37: 259 (1963)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 470 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 1049 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Longhi-Wagner, H.M. [3978/a], Brazil K001106067 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8650] Penicillaria K001131118 Yes

Sources

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    • Flora Zambesiaca
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    • Flora of Somalia
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0