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Taxon: Setaria palmifolia (J. Koenig) Stapf

 
Genus: Setaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 33832
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 42:186. 1914
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (4 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • highland pitpit  (Source: Blumea) - English
  • palm grass  (Source: Dict Gard) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Pak; Dict Gard; F NAmer)
  • Human food: vegetable
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu, Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Kyushu (s.), Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh] Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • Mexico, United States

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador


    Uncertain

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí, Baja California Sur]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]


References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  2. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  3. Clayton, W. D. 1979. Notes on Setaria (Gramineae). Kew Bull. 33:506.
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. Note: in Clayton 1979
  5. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana. Note: mentions
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  8. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  10. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  11. Holttum, R. E. et al. 1953-1971. A revised flora of Malaya.
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  13. Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions
  14. Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia
  15. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan. Note: mentions
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  17. Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India
  18. Veldkamp, J. F. 1994. Miscellaneous notes on southeast Asian Gramineae: 9. Setaria and Paspalidium. Blumea 39:379.
  19. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.
  20. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  21. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:581.

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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=33832. Accessed 15 July 2019.