African Plant Database

Penicillaria spicata (L.) Willd.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Enum. Pl. [Willdenow] 2: 1037 (1809)
Information on the genus : Penicillaria
Basionym : Holcus spicatus L.
Status for NA : rejected (cultivated), is synonym of : Cenchrus americanus (L.) Morrone
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pennisetum americanum subsp. spicatum (L.) Maire & Weiller (1952)
 Holcus spicatus L. (1759)
 Cenchrus spicatus (L.) Cav. (1802)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Panicum glaucum L. (1753)
=Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br. (1810)
=Setaria glauca (L.) P. Beauv. (1812)
=Pennisetum spicatum var. echinurus K. Schum.
=Pennisetum echinurus (K. Schum.) Stapf & C. E. Hubb.
=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)
=Pennisetum americanum (L.) Leeke
=Pennisetum americanum (L.) Leeke subsp. americanum
=Panicum americanum L. (1753)
=*Pennisetum americanum (L.) K. Schum. (1895)
=Cenchrus americanus (L.) Morrone (2010)
=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 :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1884). Flore d'Alger et Catalogue des plantes d'Algérie. [Monocot.1]
More info on :
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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