Genus: Cenchrus L.

Family: Poaceae
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
Common names: sandbur
Genus number: 2228
Last updated: 20-Nov-2011
Accession Count: 3615

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • 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.
  • Doust, A. N. & E. A. Kellogg 2002. Inflorescence diversification in the panicoid "bristle grass" clade (Paniceae, Poaceae): evidence from molecular phylogenies and developmental morphology. Amer. J. Bot. 89:1203-1222.
  • Doust, A. N. et al. 2007. Congruence, conflict, and polyploidization shown by nuclear and chloroplast markers in the monophyletic clade Panicoideae, Poaceae). Syst. Bot. 32:531-544.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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