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Taxon: Pennisetum bambusiforme (E. Fourn.) Hemsl. ex B. D. Jacks.

Synonym of Cenchrus bambusiformis (E. Fourn.) Morrone

Genus: Pennisetum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 27172
Place of publication: Index kew. 2:458. 1894
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  2. Chemisquy, M. A. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic studies favour the unification of Pennisetum, Cenchrus and Odontelytrum (Poaceae): a combined nuclear, plastid and morphological analysis, and nomenclatural combinations in Cenchrus. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106:127. Note: = Cenchrus bambusiformis (E. Fourn.) Morrone
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  4. Gutiérrez, H. F. 2015. Las especies americanas del género Cenchrus s.l. (Poaceae, Panioideae, Paniceae). Darwiniana 3:114-200. Note: = Cenchrus bambusiformis (E. Fourn.) Morrone
  5. Hanna, W. W. 1987. Utilization of wild relatives of pearl millet. Proceedings of the International Pearl Millet Workshop, 1986. ICRISAT Center, India, Patancheru. India. 33-42. Note: it recognized this species as part of the tertiary gene pool of pearl millet
  6. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. URL: http://www2.darwin.edu.ar/Proyectos/FloraArgentina/Generos.asp?Letra=C target='_blank' Note: it considers Pennisetum bambusiforme auct. = Cenchrus tristachyus (Kunth) Kunze as present in Argentina
  7. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  8. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47
  9. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:528.

Check other web resources for Pennisetum bambusiforme (E. Fourn.) Hemsl. ex B. D. Jacks. :

  • 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.

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?id=27172. Accessed 18 July 2019.