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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Setaria gigantea (Franch. & Sav.) Makino, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 25: 227 (1911).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Setaria viridis (L.) 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:

* Panicum viride var. giganteum Franch. & Sav., Enum. Pl. Jap. 2: 162 (1877).

Setaria viridis var. gigantea (Franch. & Sav.) Matsum., Cat. Pl. Herb. Sci. Coll. Univ. Tokyo: 225 (1886).

Panicum giganteum (Franch. & Sav.) E.H.L.Krause, Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 29(2): 142 (1912), nom. illeg.

Chaetochloa gigantea (Franch. & Sav.) Honda, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 38: 199 (1924).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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