Setaria cernua

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Setaria cernua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Setaria
Species: S. cernua
Binomial name
Setaria cernua
  • Chaetochloa cernua (Kunth) Hitchc.
  • Panicum cernuum (Kunth) Willd. ex Spreng.
  • Panicum stenothyrsum Pilg.

Setaria cernua is a species of grass. It is endemic to Ecuador, where it occurs in Imbabura, Carchi and Chimborazo Provinces. Some populations are protected in the Parque Nacional Llanganates, the Parque Nacional Sangay, and the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca. While its range is limited, it is common there.[1]


  1. ^ a b Laegaard, S. and N. Pitman. 2004. Setaria cernua. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. Downloaded on 06 July 2013.
  2. ^ "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved 13 December 2014.