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Species profile—Pennisetum polystachion (mission grass)

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → Poaceae (grass) → Pennisetum polystachion (mission grass)

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Poaceae (grass)
Scientific name
Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schult.
Common name
mission grass
WildNet taxon ID
10961
Superseded by
Cenchrus polystachios (03/04/2019)
Alternate name(s)
elephant grass
mission grass (perennial)
feathery pennisetum
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=10961

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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