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Taxon: Cenchrus palmeri Vasey

Genus: Cenchrus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 467613
Place of publication: T. S. Brandegee, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 2, 2:211. 1889
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Dec-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Dec-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (Yuma Co.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte), Baja California Sur, Sinaloa (n.w.), Sonora]


  1. Malusa, J. et al. 2013. Giant sandbur (Cenchrus palmeri, Poaceae) new for Arizona and the United States (Phytoneuron) 2013-91:1-5.
  2. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)
  3. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)

Check other web resources for Cenchrus palmeri Vasey :

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=467613. Accessed 24 May 2019.