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Pennisetum polystachion (Linnaeus) Schultes

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Pennisetum

Other System Links

Plants: PEPO14
GRIN: 27207

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
Thin napiergrass, West Indian pennisetum, Feather pennisetum, missiongrass, queue de chat

Related Scientific Names:

Pennisetum polystachyon (Linnaeus) Schultes(Synonym)
Pennisetum setosum (Linnaeus) Schultes(Synonym)


Category: Grass or Grasslike