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Taxon: Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv.

Genus: Setaria
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 33817
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 51, 170, 178. 1812
Name verified on: 06-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Sep-2003
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 5 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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • dwarf setaria   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • foxtail bristle grass   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • foxtail bristle grass   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – English   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • foxtail millet   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • German millet   (Source: Pl Book ) – English   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • giant setaria   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • green bristle grass   (Source: Dict Rehm [as S. viridis]) – English   [Setaria italica subsp. viridis]
  • green foxtail   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Setaria italica subsp. viridis]
  • green foxtail millet   (Source: Blumea 39:383. 1994 [as S. viridis]) – English   [Setaria italica subsp. viridis]
  • Hungarian millet   (Source: Pl Book ) – English   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • Italian millet   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • wild foxtail millet   (Source: Blumea 39:383. 1994 [as S. viridis]) – English   [Setaria italica subsp. viridis]
  • millet d'Italie   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • millet des oiseaux   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • petit mil   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 10:127.) – French   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • sétaire d'Italie   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • sétaire verte   (Source: Dict Rehm [as S. viridis]) – French   [Setaria italica subsp. viridis]
  • grüne Borstenhirse   (Source: Dict Rehm [as S. viridis]) – German   [Setaria italica subsp. viridis]
  • Kolbenhirse   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • panico   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • dzo   (Source: Kulturpflanze 34:129) – Transcribed Korean   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • milha-verde   (Source: Dict Rehm [as S. viridis]) – Portuguese   [Setaria italica subsp. viridis]
  • milho-painço   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • capim-verde   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as S. viridis]) – Portuguese (Brazil)   [Setaria italica subsp. viridis]
  • setária-verde   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as S. viridis]) – Portuguese (Brazil)   [Setaria italica subsp. viridis]
  • almorejo   (Source: Dict Rehm [as S. viridis]) – Spanish   [Setaria italica subsp. viridis]
  • mijo   (Source: Grass Cuba II) – Spanish   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • mijo de Italia   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • mijo menor   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • moha   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • panizo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
  • kavelhirs   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Setaria italica subsp. viridis]
  • kolvhirs   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Setaria italica subsp. italica]
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Lebanon; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India [n.e.]; Nepal; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized in temperate & tropic regions

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated in temperate & tropic regions

References:

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Synonyms:


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

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • 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.

Images:

More:
  • 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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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?33817 (22 October 2014)

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