Cenchrus riparius (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Morrone

First published in Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106: 129 (2010)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to E. Tropical Africa. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

Introduced into:

Burundi

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

  • Clayton, W.D. & Renvoize, S.A. (1982). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 3: 451-898.
  • 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.
  • Ndabaneze, P. (1989). Catalogue des Graminées du Burundi. Lejeunia; Revue de Botanique, n.s., 132: 1-127.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 1976 Bogdan, A. [AB4179], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489778 No
Mar 1, 1976 Edwards, D.C. [1680], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489770 No
Mar 1, 1976 Edwards, D.C. [1680], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489781 No
Schimper [84], Ethiopia Pennisetum riparium K000281190 isotype Yes
Schimper [84], Ethiopia Pennisetum riparium K000281189 isotype Yes
Schimper [84], Ethiopia Pennisetum riparium K000281188 isotype Yes
Battiscombe, E. [507], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000281209 holotype Yes
Dowson, W.J. [562], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000281210 holotype Yes
Snowden, J.D. [1227], Uganda Pennisetum riparium K000281211 holotype Yes
Snowden, J.D. [1227], Uganda Pennisetum riparium K000281212 holotype Yes
Snowden, J.D. [1227], Uganda Pennisetum riparium K000281213 holotype Yes
Edwards, D.C. [1477], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489785 No
Bogdan, A. [AB5362], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489784 Yes
Bogdan, A. [AB3454], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489768 No
Bogdan, A. [2790], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489772 No
Bogdan, A. [AB3235], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489774 No
Bogdan, A. [AB4110], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489780 No
Edwards, D.C. [1648], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489769 No
Kahurananga, J. [2868], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489773 No
Kabuye, C.H.S. [101], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489771 Yes
Linton, A. [171], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489775 No
Bogdan, A. [AB3220], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489776 Yes
Bogdan, A. [AB4456], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489777 Yes
Bogdan, A. [AB2792], Kenya Pennisetum riparium K000489782 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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