African Plant Database


Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 1: 195 (1810) 
Information on the genus : Pennisetum
Basionym : Panicum glaucum L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cenchrus americanus (L.) Morrone
Status for NA : rejected (weed), is synonym of : Cenchrus americanus (L.) Morrone
Status for SA : rejected (cultivated), is synonym of : Cenchrus americanus (L.) Morrone
Status for TA : rejected (cultivated), is synonym of : Cenchrus americanus (L.) Morrone
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Setaria glauca (L.) P. Beauv. (1812)
 Panicum glaucum L. (1753)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=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 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)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Graminoid- Ht up to 3 m. Alt: 5 - 1200 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa 3: 672 (1982)
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[3]: 180
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 672 (1982)
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 26 (1986).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BOULOS, L. (1995). Flora of Egypt. Checklist.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 312 (2005).

Bibliography other :
  • Willdenowia 42: 78 (2012)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
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Record n°53064 modified 2016-07-15
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