This taxon name is current. The available references for this name are:
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach. is a nomenclatural synonym.
Reason: See M.A. Chemisquy et al. in Ann.Bot.106:129(2010)
See also: A longer explanation of these and other terms in our Plant Names Primer.
A taxon name which is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’ status until publication of the next Threatened Flora - Rare Flora Notice.