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Taxon: Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) T. Durand & Schinz

Genus: Setaria
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 33827
Place of publication: Consp. fl. afric. 5:773. 1894
Name verified on: 02-Jun-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Oct-2007
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 3 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.


Common names:

  • big-leaf bristle grass   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • ribbon bristle grass   (Source: Grass SAfr ) – English
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Gabon
    West Tropical Africa: Ghana; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa - Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal; Swaziland

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere, including s.e. United States (Florida)

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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Check other web resources for Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) T. Durand & Schinz:


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?33827 (24 October 2014)

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