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Taxon: Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.

Synonym of Cenchrus purpureus (Schumach.) Morrone

 
Genus: Pennisetum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 27208
Place of publication: Beskr. Guin. pl. 44. 1827
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature, where the name and diagnosis together (Shenzhen ICN Art. 46, Ex. 11, 15, & 24) and the description are all ascribed to Schumacher
Name Verified on: 17-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

References:

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Check other web resources for Pennisetum purpureum Schumach. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?27208. Accessed 16 October 2019.