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Taxon: Cenchrus setaceus (Forssk.) Morrone

 
Genus: Cenchrus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 464280
Place of publication: Ann. Bot. (Oxford) ser. 2, 106:129. 2010
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 17 (12 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy [Sicilia]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia, South Africa

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy [Sardegna]
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Tennessee]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (s.), Nevada (s.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia


References:

  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) 106:107-130.
  2. Dujardin, M. & W. W. Hanna. 1989. Crossability of Pearl Millet with wild Pennisetum species. Crop Sci. (Madison) 29:77-80. Note: = Pennisetum setaceum
  3. Ferrer-Gallego, P. P. & F. Boisset. 2015. Lectotypification of the fountain grass Cenchrus setaceus (Poaceae: Paniceae). Phytotaxa 218:171-176.
  4. Verloove, F. 2012. New combinations in Cenchrus (Paniceae, Poaceae) in Europe and the Mediterranean area. Willdenowia 42:77-78.

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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=464280. Accessed 20 September 2019.