African Plant Database

Cenchrus spinifex Cav.
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Cenchrus
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cenchrus incertus M.A. Curtis (1835)
=Cenchrus pauciflorus Benth. (1844)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Native of America, widely distributed S. Africa, China, Austalia…
  • Icon. 5: 38 [t.461], 1799
  • Verloove, F. & E.Sánchez Gullón (2012). A taxonomic revision of non native Cenchrus s.str. (paniceae,Oaceae) in the mediterranean area. Willdenowia 42: 69
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    Record n°226956 created 2012-08-09
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