Plants of
South Australia
Cenchrus ciliaris (∗)
Black Buffel Grass
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Botanical art

Kath Alcock paintings: 2.


Cenchrus from the Greek 'kenchros' a type of millet.

Distribution and status

Herbarium regions: North Western, Lake Eyre, Nullarbor, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty
NRM regions: Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Alinytjara Wilurara, Eyre Peninsula, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin
AVH map: SA distribution map (external link)