This taxon name is not current. The available references for this name are:
Pennisetum Pers. is more recently known as Cenchrus L.
Reason See M. Chemisquy et al. in Ann.Bot.106:127-130(2010)
See also: A longer explanation of these and other terms in our Plant Names Primer.
A taxon name that is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’, ‘Extinct’, or ‘Extinct in the Wild’ status until a new name has been published in a Biodiversity Conservation Order.