Scientific Name Setaria italica
Common Name Foxtail millet
Taxonomy ID 4555
Lineage cellular organisms > Viridiplantae > Streptophyta > Streptophytina > Embryophyta > Tracheophyta > Euphyllophyta > Spermatophyta > Magnoliophyta > Mesangiospermae > Liliopsida > Petrosaviidae > commelinids > Poales > Poaceae > PACMAD clade > Panicoideae > Panicodae > Paniceae > Cenchrinae > Setaria
External Links NCBI;
Representative Assembly ASM165260v1 GCA_001652605.1 DNA

Setaria italica is an important food crop in India, China and Japan. It is also grown in Australia, North Africa and South America for hay and silage. Comparative genomics of foxtail millet with other Poaceae allows understanding of traits in the other domesticated crops.