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Cenchrus ciliaris L.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Mant. Pl. Altera 302 (1771)
Information on the genus : Cenchrus
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pennisetum ciliare (L.) Link
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pennisetum ciliare var. pallens Leeke
=Cenchrus ciliaris var. pallens (Leeke) Maire & Weiller (1952)
=Cenchrus ciliaris var. anachoreticum Chiov.
=Cenchrus ciliaris var. nubicus Fig. & De Not.
=Pennisetum rangei Mez (1921)
=Pennisetum oxyphyllum Peter (1930)
=Cenchrus longifolius Hochst. ex Steud. (1854)
=Pennisetum polycladum Chiov. (1897)
=Cenchrus ciliaris var. leptostachys (Leeke) Maire & Weiller
=Pennisetum cenchroides Rich. ex Pers. (1805)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.5 m. Alt: 50 - 1500 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: New World, Australasia/Pacific, Asia, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:75, 106 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 227 (1937).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 4: 925 (1941).  
  • Fl. Afrique N. 1: 341 (1952).
  • CUÉNOD, A. (1954). Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie. Office de l'Expérimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles.  
  • SAUVAGE, Ch. (1956). Remarques agrostologiques. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 36: 223-227
  • NÈGRE, R. (1961). Petite flore des régions arides du Maroc occidental. 1: 47
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 92 (1962).
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 264 (1980).
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1988). Flora of Libya. 145: 306
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 318 (2005).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie: catalogue synonymique commenté
  • Borges P.A.V., C. Abreu & al. (2008). A list of the terrestrial fungi, flora and fauna of Madeira and Selvagens archipelagos. Direcção Regional do Ambiente da Madeira and Universidade dos Açores
 
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Record n°51984 created 2008-12-01 - modified 2008-12-01
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