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Cenchrus americanus  (L.) Morrone
Taxonomic Serial No.: 796685

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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 americanum L.
 
    Panicum glaucum L.
 
    Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.
 
    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.
 
    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): pearl millet [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusCenchrus L. – sandbur, fountaingrass, Kikuyu grass, kikuyugrass  
                                  SpeciesCenchrus americanus (L.) Morrone – pearl millet  
       

 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: Cenchrus americanus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 2016, database (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2016   
  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: Cenchrus americanus   
       
  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:    
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0305-7364   
  Notes: Online ISSN 1095-8290; doi:10.1093/aob/mcq090   
  Reference for: Cenchrus americanus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
    South America  
       
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