Cenchrus squamulatus (Fresen.) Morrone

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

Distribution

Native to:

Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, 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

  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 1976 Webster, M.M. [K124], Kenya Pennisetum squamulatum K000489764 No
Schimper [851], Ethiopia Pennisetum squamulatum K000281242 isotype Yes
Schimper Pennisetum squamulatum K000281243 isotype Yes
Schimper [315], Ethiopia Pennisetum squamulatum K000281246 syntype Yes
Schimper [315], Ethiopia Pennisetum squamulatum K000281245 syntype Yes
Schimper [315], Ethiopia Pennisetum squamulatum K000281244 syntype Yes
Napper, D.M. [1733], Kenya Pennisetum squamulatum K000489766 No
Bogdan, A. [AB3287], Kenya Pennisetum squamulatum K000489765 Yes
Napper, D.M. [1288], Kenya Pennisetum squamulatum K000489767 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