African Plant Database


Pennisetum americanum (L.) K. Schum.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas 5B: 51 (1895)
Information on the genus : Pennisetum
Basionym : Panicum americanum L.
 
 
Status
Statuts nomenclatural : invalid name
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cenchrus americanus (L.) Morrone
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cenchrus americanus (L.) Morrone
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pennisetum americanum (L.) Leeke subsp. americanum
 Panicum americanum L. (1753)
 Pennisetum americanum (L.) Leeke
 Cenchrus americanus (L.) Morrone (2010)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Panicum glaucum L. (1753)
=Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br. (1810)
=Setaria glauca (L.) P. Beauv. (1812)
=Pennisetum echinurus (K. Schum.) Stapf & C. E. Hubb.
=Pennisetum spicatum var. echinurus K. Schum.
=Pennisetum nigritarum (Schltdl.) T. Durand & Schinz
=Penicillaria nigritana Schltdl. (1852)
=Alopecurus typhoides Burm. f.
=Pennisetum typhoides (Burm. f.) Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum pycnostachyum (Steud.) Stapf & C. E. Hubb.
=Cenchrus pycnostachyus Steud. (1854)
=Penicillaria deflexa Andersson ex A. Br. & Bouché (1855)
=Pennisetum malacochaete Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum ancylochaete Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum cinereum Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum gambiense Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum gibbosum Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum leonis Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum maiwa Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1933)
=Holcus spicatus L. (1759)
=Cenchrus spicatus (L.) Cav. (1802)
=Penicillaria spicata (L.) Willd. (1809)
=Pennisetum americanum subsp. spicatum (L.) Maire & Weiller (1952)
=Pennisetum albicauda Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1933)
=*Panicum lutescens Weigel (1772)
=Pennisetum americanum subsp. typhoideum (Rich.) Maire & Weiller (1952)
=Pennisetum spicatum (L.) Körn.
=Penicillaria nubica A. Braun (1861)
=Pennisetum spicatum var. nubicum (A. Braun) T. Durand & Schinz (1894)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 1: 28 (1931). 
  • Fl. Afrique N. 1: 338 (1952). 
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1988). Flora of Libya. 145: 305
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
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Record n°159256 modified 2009-09-02
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