African Plant Database


Cenchrus purpureus (Schumach.) Morrone
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Bot. (Oxford), n. s. 106: 129 (2010) 
Information on the genus : Cenchrus
Basionym : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (weed)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pennisetum purpureum Schumach. (1827)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pennisetum flexispica K. Schum. (1895)
=Pennisetum purpureum subsp. flexispica (K. Schum.) Maire & Weiller (1952)
=Pennisetum benthamii Steud. (1854)
=Pennisetum purpureum subsp. benthamii (Steud.) Maire & Weiller (1952)
=Gymnotrix nitens Andersson (1864)
=Pennisetum nitens (Andersson) Hack. (1888)
=Pennisetum gossweileri Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum blepharideum Gilli (1966)
=Pennisetum merkeri auct. non Leeke et auct. mult.
=Pennisetum macrostachyum Benth. (1849), non (brongn.) Trin. (1834).
=Pennisetum flavicomum Leeke (1907)
=Pennisetum pruinosum Leeke (1907)
=Pennisetum pallescens Leeke (1907)
=Pennisetum lachnorhachis Peter (1930)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Willdenowia 42: 78 (2012)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 228077
 
Record n°228077 created 2012-12-01 - modified 2012-12-01
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