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Taxon: Pennisetum advena Wipff & Veldkamp

Synonym of Cenchrus advena (Wipff & Veldkamp) Morrone

Genus: Pennisetum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 461475
Place of publication: Sida 18:1033. 1999
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. 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.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Meyer, M. H. 2012. Chapter 3. Ornamental grasses in the United States. Hort. Rev. 39:121-152. Note: a probable hybrid derived from Pennisetum macrostachyum × P. setaceum
  4. Wipff, J. K. & J. F. Veldkamp. 1999. Pennisetum advena sp. nov. (Poaceae: Paniceae): a common ornamental grass throughout the southern United States. Sida 18:1031-1036.

Check other web resources for Pennisetum advena Wipff & Veldkamp :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=461475. Accessed 3 June 2020.