African Plant Database

Digitaria eriantha Steud.
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Digitaria
Status for NA : accepted (introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Digitaria setivalva Stent (1921)
=Digitaria bechuanica (Stent) Henrard
=Digitaria glauca var. bechuanica Stent
=Digitaria decumbens Stent (1930)
=Digitaria dinteri Henrard (1934)
=Digitaria eriantha subsp. pentzii (Stent) Kok
=Digitaria pentzii Stent (1930)
=Digitaria eriantha var. stolonifera Stapf
=Digitaria eriantha subsp. stolonifera (Stapf) Kok
=Digitaria pentzii var. stolonifera (Stapf) Henrard
=Digitaria eriantha subsp. transvaalensis Kok
=Digitaria geniculata Stent (1930)
=*Digitaria glauca auct. sensu Stent, non A.Camussensu Stent, non A.Camus
=Digitaria smutsii Stent (1921)
=Digitaria stentiana Henrard
=Digitaria valida Stent (1930)
=Digitaria valida var. glauca Stent
=Digitaria livida Henrard (1934)
=Digitaria nemoralis Henrard (1950)
=Digitaria hiascens Mez (1921)
=Digitaria glauca Stent
=Digitaria glauca A. Camus (1927)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.4 m. Alt: 5 - 2440 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 266 (1921).
  • Bothalia 3: 226 (1937).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 79 (1985).
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°50937 modified 2007-04-24
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