African Plant Database

Pennisetum thunbergii Kunth
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Révis. Gramin. 1: 50 (1830)
Information on the genus : Pennisetum
Status for NA : rejected (weed), is synonym of : Cenchrus geniculatus Thunb.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cenchrus geniculatus Thunb.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cenchrus geniculatus Thunb.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cenchrus thunbergii (Kunth) Morrone (2012)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 0.8 m. Alt: 25 - 2600 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa 3: 687 (1982)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 274 (1921).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 687-688 (1982)
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 849 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 270 (1995).

Bibliography other :
  • Kipkoech S. & al. (2020). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Aberdare Ranges Forest, a part of Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot PhytoKeys 149: 27
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