Cenchrus polystachios (L.) Morrone

First published in Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106: 129 (2010)
This name is a synonym of Setaria parviflora

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Turner, I.M., Middleton, D.J., Duistermaat, H. & Veldkamp, J.F. (2019). Flora of Singapore precursors, 6: Typification of grass names relevant to the flora of Singapore. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 71: 1-44. [Cited as Setaria flava.]

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

  • Funez, L.A. & al. (2017). Fifty-five new records of vascular plants, and other discoveries for the flora of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil. Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 72: 221-275. [Cited as Cenchrus polystachios.]

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • 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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