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Taxon: Pennisetum violaceum (Lam.) Rich.

Synonym of Cenchrus violaceus (Lam.) Morrone

 
Genus: Pennisetum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 313742
Place of publication: C. H. Persoon, Syn. pl. 1:72. 1805
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Mar-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Feb-2016
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

References:

  1. Brunken, J. N. 1977. A systematic study of Pennisteum sect. Pennisetum (Gramineae) Amer. J. Bot. 64:170.
  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) 106:130.
  3. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  6. Oumar, I. et al. 2008. Phylogeny and origin of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum [L.] R. Br.) as revealed by microsatellite loci Theor. Appl. Genet. 117:489-497.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Rao, S. A. & J. M. J. de Wet 1999. Chapter 2. Taxonomy and evolution (Pearl Millet Breed) 31-47.
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  10. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:536.

Check other web resources for Pennisetum violaceum (Lam.) Rich. :

  • 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=313742. Accessed 24 March 2019.