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Taxon: Setaria pumila (Poir.) Roem. & Schult. subsp. pallidefusca (Schumach.) B. K. Simon

Genus: Setaria
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 418247
Place of publication: Austrobaileya 2:22. 1984 "pallide-fusca"
Name verified on: 26-Mar-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Sep-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A FEDERAL AND STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS.
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:
AL*, FL(as Setaria pallidefusca)*, MA(as Setaria pallidefusca)*, NC(as Setaria pallidefusca)*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See other conspecific taxa:


Common names:

  • cattail grass   (Source: USDA/APHIS [as S. pallide-fusca]) – English
  • Queensland pigeon grass   (Source: Econ Pl Aust ) – English
  • ko-tsubu-kin-enokoro   (Source: F JapanOhwi [as S. pallide-fusca]) – Japanese Rōmaji
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon
    West Tropical Africa: Burkina Faso; Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Oman; Yemen
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Indochina
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands
    Southwestern Pacific: Solomon Islands

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Louisiana
  • PACIFIC
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia; Pitcairn
    Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia; Samoa; Tonga

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure, partly owing to confusion with other taxa

References:


Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Setaria pumila (Poir.) Roem. & Schult. subsp. pallidefusca (Schumach.) B. K. Simon:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico

Images:

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  • 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?418247 (21 April 2014)

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