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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Setaria pycnocoma (Steud.) Henrard ex Nakai, J. Jap. Bot. 15: 393 (1939).

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 pycnocomum Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 462 (1854).

Setaria viridis subsp. pycnocoma (Steud.) Tzvelev, Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 5: 19 (1968).

Setaria italica subsp. pycnocoma (Steud.) De Wet, Kulturpflanze 29: 190 (1981).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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