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1 June 2012 New combinations in Cenchrus (Paniceae, Poaceae) in Europe and the Mediterranean area
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Recent molecular phylogenetic studies strongly recommend the amalgamation of the grass genera Cenchrus and Pennisetum. The generic name Cenchrus having priority, the species of Pennisetum need to be transferred to it. The correct names in Cenchrus for the 15 Pennisetum species in Europe and the Mediterranean area are provided, including four new combinations.

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© 2012 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem.
Filip Verloove "New combinations in Cenchrus (Paniceae, Poaceae) in Europe and the Mediterranean area," Willdenowia 42(1), 77-78, (1 June 2012).
Published: 1 June 2012

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