EPPO Global Database

Setaria barbata(SETBA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SETBA
  • Preferred name: Setaria barbata
  • Authority: (Lamarck) Kunth


Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, Africa, except parts lying south of Zaïre, Zambia and Mozambique, Madagascar, New Guinea. Introduced in China (Taiwan), USA (southeast), Central America, Caribbean, South America (Venezuela and Colombia to northern Brazil)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Panicum barbatum Lamarck

Common names
Name Language
corngrass English
East-Indian foxtail grass English
herbe bambou French
herbe tourterelle French