Taxon profile


Foxtail Bristle-grass
Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  genus Setaria - bristlegrass

Scientific synonyms

Chaetochloa italica (L.) Scribn.
Panicum italicum
Setaria italica var. metzgeri (Koern.) Jáv.
Setaria italica var. stramineofructa (F.T. Hubbard) Bailey

Other names

= Dwarf Setaria
= Foxtail Bristlegrass
= Foxtail Millet
= German Millet
= Giant Setaria
= Hungarian Millet
= Italian Bristle Grass
= Italian Millet
= Red Panicum



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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Setaria italica subsp. maxima (Alef.) Dekapr. & Kasparian

Setaria italica subsp. maxima

subspecies Setaria italica subsp. moharia (Alef.) Körn.

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Setaria_italica_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Setaria italica (L.) Beauv.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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