Setaria verticillata (L.) P. Beauv.

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Setaria verticillata

Photo: Petra Ballings
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

Setaria verticillata

Photo: Petra Ballings
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

Setaria verticillata

Photo: Petra Ballings
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

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Common names:
Derivation of specific name: verticillata: whorled
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species: Melanitis leda helena (Food plant)
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Images last updated: Monday 11 November 2013

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 33.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 95 - 96.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 513. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 145.

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.

Wild, H. (undated, c. 1955). Common Rhodesian Weeds ?Government of Rhodesia, Salisbury Page 4. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Setaria verticillata:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Setaria verticillata
Flora of Caprivi: Setaria verticillata
Flora of Mozambique: Setaria verticillata
Flora of Zambia: Setaria verticillata

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Setaria verticillata
African Plant Database: Setaria verticillata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Setaria verticillata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Setaria verticillata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Setaria verticillata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Setaria verticillata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Setaria verticillata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Setaria verticillata
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Setaria verticillata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Setaria verticillata
Ispot Southern Africa: Setaria verticillata
JSTOR Plant Science: Setaria verticillata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Setaria verticillata
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Setaria verticillata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Setaria verticillata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Setaria verticillata
Tropicos: Setaria verticillata

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Setaria verticillata., retrieved 23 March 2018

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