Taxon: Setaria verticillata (L.) P. Beauv.

Genus: Setaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 33852
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 51, 171, 178. 1812
Link to protologue:
  • • combination made in index
  • • non Setaria verticillata auct. nonn. (= S. adhaerens (Forssk.) Chiov.)
Name Verified on: 15-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Mar-2018
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (fide F USSR)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:



  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Egypt ; Libya ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Bahrain ; Saudi Arabia
    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • China: China
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan ; Turkmenistan ; Uzbekistan
    • Western Asia: Cyprus ; Iran ; Iraq ; Israel ; Lebanon ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova ; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Poland ; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Hungary ; Netherlands ; Slovakia
    • Northern Europe: Denmark ; Finland ; Norway
  • Northern America

    • Canada ; Mexico ; United States
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil Sao Paulo
    • Southern South America: Chile
    • Western South America: Peru


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