Taxon profile


Coastal Sandbur
Cenchrus spinifex Cav.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  genus Cenchrus - sandbur

Scientific synonyms

Cenchrus albertsonii Runyon
Cenchrus bambusoides Caro & E.A. Sánchez
Cenchrus humilis Hitchc.
Cenchrus incertus M.A. Curtis
Cenchrus microcephalus Nash ex Hitchc. & Chase
Cenchrus pauciflorus var. muricatus Caro & E.A. Sánchez
Cenchrus muricatus Phil.
Cenchrus parviceps Shinners
Cenchrus pauciflorus Benth.
Cenchrus pauciflorus var. pauciflorus

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Cenchrus_spinifex_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Cenchrus spinifex Cav.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Cenchrus spinifex Cav.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019
EN Boršić I. et al. (2008): Preliminary Check-list of Invasive Alian Plant Species (IAS) in Croatia, Nat. Croat., Vol. 17, No. 2., 55–71, Zagreb [as Cenchrus incertus M.A.Curtis]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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