Taxon: Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv. subsp. viridis (L.) Thell.

 
Genus: Setaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
        Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 430573
Place of publication: Fl. adv. Montpellier 85. 1912 Jan (Mém. Soc. Sci. Nat. Math. Cherbourg 38(sér. 4, vol. 8):85. 1912)
Name Verified on: 05-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 90 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • green bristle grass  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • green foxtail  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • green foxtail millet  (Source: Blumea) - English
  • wild foxtail millet  (Source: Blumea) - English
  • sétaire verte  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • grüne Borstenhirse  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • milha-verde  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • capim-verde  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • setária-verde  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • almorejo  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • kavelhirs  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: probable progenitor of foxtail millet (fide Theor Appl Genet 103:668-677. 2001)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA, as S. viridis; Blumea 39:383. 1994, as S. viridis)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation-Far East - Far East
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Estonia; Lithuania; Moldova; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Tunisia
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Russian Federation-European part - European part
    • Middle Europe: Slovakia
    • Northern Europe: Finland
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; Mexico; United States
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: West Indies
    • Central America: Costa Rica; Panama
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia

References:

  • Benabdelmouna, A. et al. 2001. Phylogenetic and genomic relationships in Setaria italica and its close relatives based on the molecular diversity and chromosomal organization of 5S and 18S-5.8S-25S rDNA genes Theor. Appl. Genet. 103:668-677.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Prasada Rao, K. E. et al. 1987. Infraspecific variation and systematics of cultivated Setaria italica, foxtail millet (Poaceae) Econ. Bot. 41:108-116.
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 1994. Miscellaneous notes on southeast Asian Gramineae: 9. Setaria and Paspalidium (Blumea) 39:383.

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv. subsp. viridis (L.) Thell. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • 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.