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Pennisetum clandestinum  Hochst. ex Chiov.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 42008

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Kikuyu grass
 
    kikuyugrass
 
  Accepted Name(s): Cenchrus clandestinus (Hochst. ex Chiov.) Morrone
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: not accepted - synonym   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Robert J. Soreng  
  Notes: Chief Editor of the Catalogue of New World Grasses; Research Associate (Botany), Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560, USA   
  Reference for: Pennisetum clandestinum    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at http://www.tropicos.org/Project/CNWG and formerly at http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/nwgc.html   
  Reference for: Pennisetum clandestinum   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pennisetum clandestinum   
       
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Pennisetum clandestinum   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Pennisetum clandestinum   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Pennisetum clandestinum   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Chemisquy, M. Amelia, Liliana M. Giussani, Maria A. Scataglini, Elizabeth A. Kellogg, and O. Morrone  
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic studies favour the unification of Pennisetum, Cenchrus and Odontelytrum (Poaceae): a combined nuclear, plastid and morphological analysis, and nomenclatural combinations in Cenchrus   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Annals of Botany, vol. 106, no. 1   
  Page(s): 107-130   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0305-7364   
  Notes: Online ISSN 1095-8290; doi:10.1093/aob/mcq090   
  Reference for: Pennisetum clandestinum   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
    Caribbean  
    North America  
    South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Introduced  
 

 

   

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