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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Chaetochloa rariflora (J.C.Mikan ex Spreng.) Hitchc. & Chase, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 18: 349 (1917).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Setaria setosa (Sw.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 51 (1812).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

* Setaria rariflora J.C.Mikan ex Spreng., Neue Entdeck. Pflanzenk. 2: 78 (1821).

Panicum rariflorum (J.C.Mikan ex Spreng.) Makino & Nemoto, Fl. Japan: 1475 (1925), nom. illeg.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova