Setaria palmifolia

Family Poaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised
Common namesPalm Grass
SynonymsAgrostis plicata Lour.; Chaetochloa effusa (E.Fourn.) Hitchc.; Chaetochloa palmifolia (J.Koenig) Hitchc. & Chase; Chaetochloa sulcata (Aubl.) Hitchc.; Chamaeraphis effusa (E.Fourn.) Kuntze; Chamaeraphis nepalensis (Spreng.) Kuntze; Chamaeraphis neurodes (F.W.Schultz) Kuntze; Chamaeraphis palmifolia (K.D.Koenig) Kuntze; Chamaeraphis paniculifera (Steud.) Kuntze; Chamaeraphis sulcata (Aubl.) Kuntze; Panicum amplissimum Steud.; Panicum lene Steud.; Panicum mexicanum Scribn. & Merr.; Panicum nepalense Spreng.; Panicum neurodes (two var.); Panicum neurodes Schult.; Panicum palmaefolium J. K├Ânig; Panicum palmatum R.Schleich.; Panicum palmifolia J.Koenig [Spelling variant]; Panicum palmifolium J.Koenig; Panicum palmifolium Willd. ex Poir.; Panicum paniculiferum Steud.; Panicum plicatum Roxb.; Panicum speciosum A. Braun; Panicum sulcatum Aubl.; Panicum sulcatum Raddi; Setaria effusa E.Fourn.; Setaria lenis (Steud.) Miq.; Setaria paniculifera (Steud.) E. Fourn. ex Hemsl.; Setaria paniculifera (Steud.) E.Fourn.; Setaria sulcata (Aubl.) A. Camus; Setaria sulcata Chev.
Growth formGraminoid
Seed dispersal morphologyInformation unavailable
Maximum height (m)2
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeIndia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Asia
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, QLD, SA, WA, Pacific offshore islands
Exotic range (other)Pacific Ocean Islands, New Zealand, United States, Central America, South America
Habitat types (exotic)Forest, Riparian systems, Pastures, Disturbed areas (including trails)
Soil type (exotic)Sandy, Loamy
Decade of introduction1890

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Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 321436143432202034
RCP 8.5 2035 321436143430202034
RCP 8.5 2065 321436143430202032

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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