genus Setaria


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Noun1.genus Setaria - annual or perennial grasses of warm regions: bristlegrassesgenus Setaria - annual or perennial grasses of warm regions: bristlegrasses
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
bristle grass, bristlegrass - grasses of grasslands and woodlands having large gracefully arching spikes with long bristles beneath each spikelet
foxtail millet, Hungarian grass, Italian millet, Setaria italica - coarse drought-resistant annual grass grown for grain, hay, and forage in Europe and Asia and chiefly for forage and hay in United States
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Mosquito-borne filarioid helminths of the genus Setaria mainly parasitize in the abdominal cavities of artiodactyls, hyracoids, and equines.
(2007, 50) mention that in Poland bristle grass seeds (genus Setaria) have been found more frequently than common millet, and this could indicate the cultivation of bristle grasses.