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Taxon: Pennisetum setaceum (Forssk.) Chiov.

Genus: Pennisetum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 27214
Place of publication: Boll. Soc. Bot. Ital. 1923:113. 1923
Name verified on: 17-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Jan-2012
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
HI*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    South Tropical Africa: Zambia; Zimbabwe
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Oman; Saudi Arabia; Yemen
    Western Asia: Egypt - Sinai; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Italy - Sicily

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    Southern Africa: Namibia; South Africa
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Italy - Sardinia
    Southwestern Europe: Portugal; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, Louisiana, Tennessee
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico [s.], Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona [s.], California [s.], Nevada [s.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia

      Cultivated:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States

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Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?27214 (23 August 2014)

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