African Plant Database

Pennisetum unisetum (Nees) Benth.
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Pennisetum
Basionym : Gymnothrix uniseta Nees
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cenchrus unisetus (Nees) Morrone
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cenchrus unisetus (Nees) Morrone
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Beckeropsis uniseta (Nees) K. Schum.
 Gymnothrix uniseta Nees (1841)
 Cenchrus unisetus (Nees) Morrone (2012)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Beckera glabrescens Steud. (1854)
=Pennisetum kirkii Stapf (1897)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 4 m. Alt: 50 - 1400 m. Distribution: KN, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:89-90, 105-106 (2012)
  • 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]: 681 (1982)
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