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Taxon: Pennisetum chilense (É. Desv.) B. D. Jacks. ex R. E. Fr.

Synonym of Cenchrus chilensis (É. Desv.) Morrone

Genus: Pennisetum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 27176
Place of publication: Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. ser. 4, 1:172. 1905 (B. D. Jackson, Index kew. 1:1078. 1893, nom. inval.)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45 (L Peru)
  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.
  3. Renvoize, S. A. Gramineas de Bolivia (Grass Bolivia)
  4. Türpe, A. M. 1983. Las especies sudamericanas del género Pennisetum L. C. Richard (Gramineae) (Lilloa) 36:105-129.
  5. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47 (L Grass Argent)

Check other web resources for Pennisetum chilense (É. Desv.) B. D. Jacks. ex R. E. Fr. :

  • 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=27176. Accessed 23 May 2019.