Taxon: Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schult. subsp. setosum (Sw.) Brunken

Synonym of Cenchrus polystachios (L.) Morrone

 
Genus: Pennisetum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 403075
Place of publication: Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 79:63. 1979
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 17-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (fide Euphytica 97:16. 1997)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA, as Pennisetum polystachion)

Distributional Range:

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (s.e.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.), Nevada (s.)]


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Brunken, J. N. 1979. Morphometric variation and the classification of Pennisetum section Brevivalvula (Gramineae) in tropical Africa Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 79:51-64.
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  7. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  8. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis, ed. 2. (F PR ed2)
  9. Schmelzer, G. H. 1997. Review of Pennisetum section Brevivalvula (Poaceae) (Euphytica) 97:1-20.
  10. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schult. subsp. setosum (Sw.) Brunken :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?403075. Accessed 21 May 2018.