Cenchrus sphacelatus (Nees) Morrone

First published in Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106: 129 (2010)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Eritrea to S. Africa, Comoros, Réunion. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Comoros, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Northern Provinces, Réunion, Swaziland, Tanzania

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

  • Bosser, J. & Renvoize, S.A. (2018). Flore des Mascareignes 203: 1-276. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Clayton, W.D. & Renvoize, S.A. (1982). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 3: 451-898.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Voeltzkow, A. (1917). Flora und Fauna der Comoren: 428-480.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Schimper [287], Ethiopia Pennisetum sphacelatum K000281143 isosyntype Yes
Schimper [287], Ethiopia Pennisetum sphacelatum K000281142 isosyntype Yes
Schimper [287], Ethiopia Pennisetum sphacelatum K000281141 isosyntype Yes
Quartin-Dillon [180], Ethiopia Pennisetum sphacelatum K000281140 isosyntype Yes
Drège, South Africa Pennisetum sphacelatum K000281265 isosyntype Yes
Drège, South Africa Pennisetum sphacelatum K000281263 isosyntype Yes
Buchanan, J. [249], South Africa Pennisetum sphacelatum K000281264 Unknown type material Yes
Rehmann, A. [4490], South Africa Pennisetum sphacelatum K000281266 isotype Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

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