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Taxon: Setaria palmifolia (J. Koenig) Stapf

Genus: Setaria
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 33832
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 42:186. 1914
Name verified on: 20-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Sep-2010
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.
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Common names:

  • highland pitpit   (Source: Blumea 39:379. 1994) – English
  • palm grass   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Kyushu [s.], Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India - Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines

      Naturalized:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico
    United States
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: Guyana; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Clayton, W. D. 1979. Notes on Setaria (Gramineae). Kew Bull. 33:506.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. [= in Clayton 1979].
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana. [mentions].
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Holttum, R. E. et al. 1953–1971. A revised flora of Malaya.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions.
  • Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan. [mentions].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India.
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 1994. Miscellaneous notes on southeast Asian Gramineae: 9. Setaria and Paspalidium. Blumea 39:379.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:581.
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