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Kamanomano (Cenchrus agrimonioides)


Cenchrus is a widespread genus of plants in the grass family.Its species are native to many countries in Asia, Africa, Australia, the Americas, and various oceanic islands Common names include buffelgrasses, sandburs, and sand spur. Such names allude to the sharp, spine-covered burrs characterizing the inflorescences of the members of the genus.Some botanists include the genus within the related genus Pennisetum.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum: Magnoliophyta

        • Class: Liliopsida

          • Order: Poales

            • Family: Poaceae

              • Genus: Cenchrus