African Plant Database

Cenchrus violaceus (Lam.) Morrone
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Bot. (Oxford), n. s. 106: 130 (2010) 
Information on the genus : Cenchrus
Basionym : Panicum violaceum Lam.
Status for NA : rejected (cultivated), is synonym of : Cenchrus americanus subsp. monodii (Maire) Sosef
Status for TA : rejected (cultivated), is synonym of : Cenchrus americanus subsp. monodii (Maire) Sosef
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pennisetum violaceum (Lam.) Rich. (1805)
 Panicum violaceum Lam. (1791)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pennisetum chudeaui subsp. monodii Maire
=Pennisetum violaceum var. monodii (Maire) Maire
=Cenchrus americanus subsp. monodii (Maire) Sosef
=Pennisetum americanum subsp. monodii (Maire) Brunken
=Pennisetum violaceum var. monodianum (Maire) Maire (1952)
=Pennisetum fallax (Fig. & De Not.) Stapf & C.E. Hubb.
=Penicillaria fallax Fig. & De Not. (1852)
=Pennisetum chudeaui Maire & Trab. (1931)
=Pennisetum violaceum var. chudeaui (Maire & Trab.) Maire (1952)
=Pennisetum mollissimum Hochst. (1844)
=Pennisetum barteri Stapf & C.E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum cognatum Steud. (1854)
=Pennisetum darfuricum Stapf & C.E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum molle Hitchc. (1930)
=Pennisetum ochrops Stapf & C.E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum ramosissimum Steud. (1854)
=Pennisetum subeglume Trab. (1919)
=Pennisetum chudeaui subsp. monodianum Maire (1931)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Willdenowia 42: 78 (2012)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°228082 created 2012-12-01
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