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Taxon: Setaria barbata (Lam.) Kunth

 
Genus: Setaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 33802
Place of publication: Révis. gramin. 1:47. 1829
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • bristly foxtail grass  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • corn grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Mary grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Mozambique
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka (probably introd.)
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore


    Naturalized (widely natzd. in tropics & subtropics)

References:

  1. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  7. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  8. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  9. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  11. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  15. Veldkamp, J. F. 1994. Miscellaneous notes on southeast Asian Gramineae: 9. Setaria and Paspalidium (Blumea) 39:375.
  16. Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)

Check other web resources for Setaria barbata (Lam.) Kunth :

  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=33802. Accessed 19 April 2019.