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Pennisetum glaucum  (L.) R. Br.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 565385

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Setaria glauca sensu Vickery
 
    Pennisetum americanum (L.) Leeke
 
    Pennisetum typhoides (Burm. f.) Stapf & C.E. Hubb.
 
    Chaetochloa glauca (L.) Scribn.
 
    Panicum glaucum L.
 
    Setaria glauca (L.) P. Beauv.
 
    Alopecurus typhoides Burm. f.
 
    Cenchrus spicatus (L.) Cav.
 
    Cenchrus spicatus (L.) Kuntze
 
    Chamaeraphis glauca (L.) Kuntze
 
    Holcus spicatus L.
 
    Ixophorus glaucus (L.) Nash
 
    Panicum compressum Balb. ex Steud.
 
    Panicum spicatum (L.) Roxb.
 
    Penicillaria spicata (L.) Willd.
 
    Penicillaria typhoidea (Rich.) Fig. & De Not.
 
    Pennisetum americanum (L.) K. Schum.
 
    Pennisetum spicatum (L.) Roem. & Schult.
 
    Pennisetum typhoideum Rich.
 
    Pennisetum typhoideum Rich. ex Pers.
 
    Setariopsis glauca (L.) Samp.
 
    Pennisetum americanum ssp. americanum (L.) Leeke
 
    Pennisetum americanum ssp. typhoideum (Rich.) Maire & Weiller
 
    Pennisetum spicatum var. typhoideum (Rich.) T. Durand & Schinz
 
  Common Name(s): yellow bristlegrass
 
    pearl-millet
 
    pearl millet
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusPennisetum Rich. – Kikuyu grass, fountaingrass, kikuyugrass  
                                  SpeciesPennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br. – yellow bristlegrass, pearl-millet, pearl millet  
       

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

 

   

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