Pennisetum Rich.

Common Name: Pennisetum, Fountain Grass

Family: Poaceae

Published in: Syn. Pl. (Persoon) 1: 72. 1805.

Other: Penna = feather (Latin) seta = bristle (Latin) which refers to the inflorescences. Lectotype P. typhoideum Rich. nom. illeg. (P. spicatum (L.) Körn.)

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