Genus: Setaria P. Beauv.

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Common names: bristle grass, foxtail
Genus number: 11106
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 2020 (1131 active, 1024 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.10 & App. III) over the earlier homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) Setaria Ach. ex Michx., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Doust, A. N. & E. A. Kellogg. 2002. Inflorescence diversification in the panicoid "bristle grass" clade (Paniceae, Poaceae): evidence from molecular phylogenies and developmental morphology. Amer. J. Bot. 89:1203-1222.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 14 August 2020.