Genus: Pennisetum Rich.

Possible synonym of: Cenchrus L.

 
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Genus number: 9020
Last updated: 03-Feb-2017
Accession Count: 4 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

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.
  • Donadío, S. et al. 2007. A preliminary molecular phylogeny of Pennisetum and Cenchrus (Poaceae-Paniceae) based on the trnL-F, rpl16 chloroplast markers. (Taxon) 58:392-404.
  • 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 "bristle clade" (Paniceae, Panicoideae, Poaceae). Syst. Bot. 32:531-544.
  • Morrone, O. et al. 2012. Phylogeny of the Paniceae (Poaceae: Panicoideae): integrating plastid DNA sequences and morphology into a new classification. (Cladistics) DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2011.00384.x
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=9020. Accessed 16 November 2018.