Setaria homonyma (Steud.) Chiov.

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Setaria homonyma

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Synonyms: Setaria thollonii (Franch.) Stapf.
Common names:
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Loosely tufted annual, often rooting at the lower nodes. Leaves up to 20(-30) cm long, lanceolate, conspicuously plicate. Inflorescence a narrow panicle up to 20 cm long, with spikelets in two rows along the branches.
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Habitat: In shade in woodland and as a weed of cultivated and disturbed places.
Altitude range: (metres) 600 - 1570 m
Flowering time:Jan – Feb
Worldwide distribution: Cameroon and Ethiopia to Botswana, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Annual.
Endemic status:
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Literature:

Astle, W.L., Phiri, P.S.M. & Prince, S.D. (1997). Annotated checklist of the flowering plants and ferns of the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. Kirkia 16(2)

Fanshawe, D.B. (1968). The vegetation of Zambian termitaria. Kirkia 6(2)

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 144.

Smith, P.P. (1997). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of the North Luangwa National Park, Zambia. Kirkia 16(2):

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 192.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Setaria homonyma
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Setaria homonyma
Tropicos: Setaria homonyma
West African Plants database: Setaria homonyma


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Setaria homonyma.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107170, retrieved 26 May 2016

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