Taxon: Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.

Synonym of Cenchrus purpureus

 
Genus: Pennisetum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
Nomen number: 27208
Place of publication: Beskr. Guin. pl. 44. 1827
Comment: authorship verified from original literature, where the name and diagnosis together (Melbourne ICN Art. 46, Ex. 9, 12, & 22) and the description are all ascribed to Schumacher
Name Verified on: 17-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Feb-2016
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

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