Cenchrus geniculatus Thunb.

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Synonyms: Pennisetum thunbergii Kunth
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Status: Native
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 358. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 43.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 183 - 184. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 54. As Pennisetum thunbergii

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 108. As Pennisetum thunbergii

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Flora of Malawi: Cenchrus geniculatus
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cenchrus geniculatus
African Plant Database: Cenchrus geniculatus
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cenchrus geniculatus
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JSTOR Plant Science: Cenchrus geniculatus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cenchrus geniculatus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cenchrus geniculatus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cenchrus geniculatus
Plants of the World Online: Cenchrus geniculatus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cenchrus geniculatus
Tropicos: Cenchrus geniculatus
Wikipedia: Cenchrus geniculatus

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Cenchrus geniculatus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107880, retrieved 4 August 2020

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