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Linnaean Name: Cenchrus racemosus Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 2 : 1049 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Europae australioris maritimis."
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Burser I: 5 (UPS)
Designated by: Scholz in Cafferty & al. (ed.), Taxon 49 : 249 (2000)
Current Name: Tragus racemosus (L.) All.
Current Family: Poaceae
Comments: Sherif & Siddiqi (in Jafri & El-Gadi, Fl. Libya 145: 336. 1988) stated: "Type: 1217/183 (LINN)", presumably in error for "1217.1-3". However, none of these three sheets bears original material for this name.
Record last updated: 27/01/2006