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Cenchrus polystachios  (L.) Morrone
Taxonomic Serial No.: 796723

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pennisetum setosum (Sw.) Rich.
    Pennisetum polystachyon (L.) J.A. Schultes
    Pennisetum polystachyon ssp. setosum (Sw.) Brunken
    Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schult.
    Cenchrus retusus Sw.
    Cenchrus setosus Sw.
    Gymnothrix geniculata Schult.
    Gymnotrix geniculata Schult.
    Gymnotrix polystachya (L.) Sw. ex Trin.
    Panicum cenchroides Rich.
    Panicum densispica Poir.
    Panicum erubescens Willd.
    Panicum fuscescens Willd. ex Nees
    Panicum polystachion L.
    Pennisetum alopecuroides Desv. ex Ham.
    Pennisetum breve Nees
    Pennisetum dasistachyum Desv.
    Pennisetum erubescens (Willd.) Desv. ex Ham.
    Pennisetum erubescens (Willd.) Link
    Pennisetum flavescens J. Presl
    Pennisetum hamiltonii Steud.
    Pennisetum hirsutum Nees
    Pennisetum nicaraguense E. Fourn.
    Pennisetum pallidum Nees
    Pennisetum polystachyum (L.) Schult.
    Pennisetum purpurascens Kunth
    Pennisetum richardii Kunth
    Pennisetum sieberi Kunth
    Pennisetum uniflorum Kunth
    Setaria cenchroides (Rich.) Roem. & Schult.
    Setaria erubescens (Willd.) P. Beauv.
    Pennisetum polystachion ssp. setosum (Sw.) Brunken
    Pennisetum indicum var. purpurascens (Kunth) Kuntze
    Pennisetum setosum var. breve (Nees) Döll
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusCenchrus L. – sandbur, fountaingrass, Kikuyu grass, kikuyugrass  
                                  SpeciesCenchrus polystachios (L.) Morrone  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Cenchrus polystachios ssp. atrichus (Stapf & C.E. Hubb.) Morrone  
                                     Subspecies Cenchrus polystachios ssp. polystachios (L.) Morrone  

  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 polystachios    
  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 and formerly at   
  Reference for: Cenchrus polystachios   
  Source: Flora of the Hawaiian Islands, 2016, database (version 2005-)  
  Acquired: 2016   
  Notes: Wagner, W. L., D. R. Herbst, and D. H. Lorence. 2005-. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands website.   
  Reference for: Cenchrus polystachios   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0305-7364   
  Notes: Online ISSN 1095-8290; doi:10.1093/aob/mcq090   
  Reference for: Cenchrus polystachios   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Hawaii, Introduced  






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