African Plant Database

Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schult. subsp. polystachion
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Pennisetum
Basionym : Panicum polystachion L.
Status for TA : autonym unused (present), is synonym of : Cenchrus polystachios (L.) Morrone subsp. polystachios
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Panicum polystachion L.
 Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schult. (1824)
 Cenchrus polystachios (L.) Morrone (2012)
 Cenchrus polystachios (L.) Morrone subsp. polystachios
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pennisetum atrichum Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum polystachion subsp. atrichum (Stapf & C. E. Hubb.) Brunken (1979)
=Cenchrus polystachios var. atrichus (Stapf & C. E. Hubb.) Morrone (2012)
=Pennisetum ciliatum Parl. (1849)
=Pennisetum myurus Parl. (1849)
=Cenchrus setosus Sw.
=Pennisetum polystachion subsp. setosum (Sw.) Brunken
=Pennisetum gabonense Franch. (1895)
=Pennisetum stenostachyum Peter (1930)
=Pennisetum subangustum (Schumach.) Stapf & C. E. Hubb.
=Panicum subangustum Schumach. (1827)
=Cenchrus subangustus (Schumach.) Morrone (2012)
=Panicum cauda-ratti Schumach. (1827)
=Pennisetum elegans Nees ex Steud. (1854)
=Pennisetum gracile Benth. (1849)
=Pennisetum reversum Hack. (1889)
=Pennisetum tenuispiculatum Steud. (1854)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[3]: 181

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 848 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Fgui
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 53079
Record n°53079
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