Pennisetum ramosum (Hochst.) Schweinf.

First published in Beitr. Fl. Aethiop.: 301 (1867)
This name is a synonym of Cenchrus ramosus

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Clayton, W.D. & Renvoize, S.A. (1982). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 3: 451-898. [Cited as Pennisetum ramosum.]
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Pennisetum ramosum.]
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Pennisetum ramosum.]
  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 7: 1-430. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps. [Cited as Pennisetum ramosum.]
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(2): 277-574. [Cited as Pennisetum ramosum.]
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort. [Cited as Pennisetum ramosum.]
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé. [Cited as Pennisetum ramosum.]

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Beitr. Fl. Aethiop. 301 (1867)
  • F.T.A. 9: 976.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.V. Bogdan, A Revised List of Kenya Grasses p. 53 (1958).
  • Clayton in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3: 460 (1972).
  • D.M. Napper, Grasses of Tanganyika: 89 (1965).
  • Eggeling, Ann. list grasses Ug.: 37 (1947).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 512 (1956).
  • K.W. Harker & D.M. Napper, An Illustrated Guide to the Grasses of Uganda p. 47 (1960).
  • Schweinf., Beitr. Fl. Aeth.: 301 (1867).
  • Stapf & C. E. Hubbard in Flora of Tropical Africa 9: 976 (1934).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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