Cenchrus petiolaris (Hochst.) Morrone

First published in Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106: 128 (2010)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NE. Tropical Africa. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan

Introduced into:

Great Britain, Iowa

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 25: 1-781. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Schimper [94], Ethiopia Pennisetum petiolare K000281202 isotype Yes
Schimper [94], Ethiopia Pennisetum petiolare K000281201 isotype Yes
Schimper [94], Ethiopia Pennisetum petiolare K000281200 isotype Yes
Schimper, Ethiopia Pennisetum petiolare K000281199 Yes
Schimper, Ethiopia Pennisetum petiolare K000281198 Yes
Schimper [126], Ethiopia Pennisetum petiolare K000281235 isosyntype Yes
Lloyd, G., Sudan Pennisetum petiolare K000281236 Yes

Sources

  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

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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/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • 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