African Plant Database

Pennisetum merkeri auct.
Notes : [non Leeke et auct. mult.]
Information on the genus : Pennisetum
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cenchrus purpureus (Schumach.) Morrone
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cenchrus purpureus (Schumach.) Morrone
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pennisetum purpureum Schumach. (1827)
=Cenchrus purpureus (Schumach.) Morrone (2010)
=Pennisetum flexispica K. Schum. (1895)
=Pennisetum purpureum subsp. flexispica (K. Schum.) Maire & Weiller (1952)
=Pennisetum benthamii Steud. (1854)
=Pennisetum purpureum subsp. benthamii (Steud.) Maire & Weiller (1952)
=Gymnotrix nitens Andersson (1864)
=Pennisetum nitens (Andersson) Hack. (1888)
=Pennisetum macrostachyum Benth.
=Pennisetum flavicomum Leeke (1907)
=Pennisetum pruinosum Leeke (1907)
=Pennisetum pallescens Leeke (1907)
=Pennisetum lachnorhachis Peter (1930)
=Pennisetum gossweileri Stapf & C.E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum blepharideum Gilli (1966)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Pl. Fourr, Maroc: 21 (1934)
More info on :
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see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°53166 modified 2019-07-04
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