African Plant Database

Pennisetum macrourum Trin.
Protologue : Gram. Panic. 64 (1826)
Information on the genus : Pennisetum
Status for NA : rejected (naturalised-introduced), is synonym of : Cenchrus macrourus (Trin.) Morrone
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cenchrus macrourus (Trin.) Morrone
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cenchrus macrourus (Trin.) Morrone
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cenchrus macrourus (Trin.) Morrone (2010)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pennisetum angolense var. laxispicatum Rendle
=Pennisetum kisantuense Vanderyst (1925)
=Pennisetum stenorrhachis Stapf & C.E. Hubb.
=Pennisetum franchetianum Stapf & C.E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum mildbraedii Mez (1917)
=Cenchrus mildbraedii (Mez) Morrone (2012)
=Pennisetum asperum Schult. f. (1824)
=Pennisetum glaucocladum Stapf & C.E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum angolense Rendle (1899)
=Gymnothrix gigantea (A. Rich.) Walp.
=Pennisetum giganteum A. Rich. (1850)
=Pennisetum riparioides Hochst. ex A. Rich.
=Gymnothrix riparioides (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Walp.
=Gymnothrix quartiniana (A. Rich.) Walp.
=Pennisetum quartinianum A. Rich. (1850)
=Pennisetum giganteum var. minor Leeke
=Pennisetum tenue Mez (1917)
=Pennisetum stolzii Mez (1921)
=Pennisetum togoense Mez (1921)
=Pennisetum validum Mez (1921)
=Pennisetum giganteum var. trinervium Pilg.
=Pennisetum haareri Stapf & C.E. Hubb.
=Pennisetum macropogon Stapf & C.E. Hubb.
=Pennisetum exile Stapf & C.E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum davyi Stapf & C.E. Hubb. (1933)
=Pennisetum scaettae Robyns (1934)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht 0.8 - 2.5 m. Alt: 9 - 2100 m. Distribution: LES, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa 3: 689 (1982)
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 141

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 274 (1921).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 689-690 (1982)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Afrique N. 1: 334 (1952).
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