African Plant Database

Digitaria acuminatissima Stapf
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. (Prain) 9: 441 (1919)
Information on the genus : Digitaria
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Digitaria acuminatissima Stapf var. acuminatissima
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Digitaria acuminatissima subsp. inermis Goetgh.
=Digitaria acuminatissima var. conformis Henrard
=Digitaria acuminatissima subvar. grandiflora Henrard
Taxon infra-specific
Digitaria acuminatissima Stapf var. acuminatissima
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.2 m. Alt: 400 - 600 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 29: 517 (1974)
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