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Digitaria abyssinica auct.
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Digitaria
Statuts nomenclatural : missapplied name
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Digitaria scalarum (Schweinf.) Chiov. (sensu Gibbs Russ. et al., non (A.Rich.) Stapf)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Panicum scalarum Schweinf.
=Digitaria abyssinica var. scalarum (Schweinf.) Stapf
=Digitaria vestita var. scalarum (Schweinf.) Henrard
=Digitaria scalarum (Schweinf.) Chiov. (1916)
=Panicum abyssinicum Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1850)
=Digitaria abyssinica (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Stapf (1907)
=Digitaria vestita Fig. & De Not. (1853)
=Digitaria velutina var. glabrescens Gilli
=Digitaria eichingeri Mez (1921)
=Digitaria merkeri Mez (1921)
=Digitaria scalarum var. elgonensis C. E. Hubb.
=Digitaria mutica Rendle
=Digitaria somalensis Chiov. (1916)
=Digitaria hackelii (Pilg.) Stapf
=Panicum hackelii Pilg. (1901)
=Digitaria ciliaris Vanderyst (1925) non (Retz.) Koeler
=Digitaria tangaensis Henrard (1934)
=Panicum scalarum var. elatior Chiov.
=Panicum kafuroense K. Schum. (1897)
=Digitaria lemeeana A. Camus (1945)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[3]: 133-178
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