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genus

sandbur
Cenchrus L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  subfamily Panicoideae

Scientific synonyms

Cenchropsis Nash
Echinaria Heist. ex Fabr.
Pseudochaetochloa Hitchc.
Raram Adans.

Included taxa

Number of records: 24

species Cenchrus abyssinicus (Hack.) Morrone
species Cenchrus agrimonioides Trin. - Kamanomano

Cenchrus agrimonioides

species Cenchrus biflorus Roxb. - Indian Sandburr
species Cenchrus brownii Roemer & J.A. Schultes - Slimbristle Sandbur

Cenchrus brownii

species Cenchrus caliculatus Cav.
species Cenchrus ciliaris L. - Buffel-grass

Cenchrus ciliaris

species Cenchrus distichophyllus Griseb.
species Cenchrus echinatus L. - Spiny Sandbur

Cenchrus echinatus

species Cenchrus elymoides F. Muell.
species Cenchrus gracillimus Nash - Slender Sandbur
species Cenchrus longispinus (Hack.) Fern. - Mat Sandbur
species Cenchrus mitis Andersson
species Cenchrus multiflorus J. Presl
species Cenchrus myosuroides Kunth - Big Sandbur
species Cenchrus palmeri Vasey
species Cenchrus pennisetiformis Steud.
species Cenchrus pilosus Kunth
species Cenchrus platyacanthus Andersson
species Cenchrus prieurii (Kunth) Maire
species Cenchrus robustus R.D. Webster
species Cenchrus setiger Vahl - Birdwood Grass

Cenchrus setiger

species Cenchrus somalensis Clayton
species Cenchrus spinifex Cav. - Coastal Sandbur
species Cenchrus tribuloides L. - Sanddune Sandbur

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1265800]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Cenchrus Linnaeus, 1753]
Data retrieved on: 8 December 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Cenchrus L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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