Pennisetum Rich.

First published in C.H.Persoon, Syn. Pl. 1: 72 (1805)
This name is a synonym of Cenchrus

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

  • Bosser, J. & Renvoize, S.A. (2018). Flore des Mascareignes 203: 1-276. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris. [Cited as Pennisetum.]
  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Pennisetum.]

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 9: 954 (1934).
  • in Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 72 (1805)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 72 (1805).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • in Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 72 (1805)

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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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