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: Bur bristle grass (English)
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Derivation of specific name: verticillata: whorled
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Insects associated with this species: Melanitis leda helena (Food plant)
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Literature:

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).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 184 - 185. (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 Zambia: Setaria verticillata
Flora of Zimbabwe: 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
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 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Setaria verticillata.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107290, retrieved 19 September 2018

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