Genus Setaria

Acrochaete Peter Chaetochloa Scribn. Cymbosetaria Schweick. Miliastrum Fabr. Tansaniochloa Rauschert

Species in the genus Setaria of plants


Setaria cernua - It is a grass endemic to Andean Ecuador, where it is common and frequent in dry areas of Imbabura, Carchi and Chimborazo provinces. At least 11 subpopulations have been recorded, some of them protected by the Parque Nacionale Llanganates, the Parque Nacional Sangay and the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.