African Plant Database

Digitaria longiflora (Retz.) Pers.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Syn. Pl. (Persoon) 1: 85 (1805)
Information on the genus : Digitaria
Basionym : Paspalum longiflorum Retz.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Paspalum longiflorum Retz. (1786)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Digitaria flexilis Henrard (1950)
=Paspalum preslii Kunth
=Digitaria preslii (Kunth) Henrard
=Digitaria corradii Chiov.
=Digitaria friesii Pilg.
=Digitaria tenuiflora (R. Br.) P. Beauv. (1812)
=Panicum tenuiflorum R. Br.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual (occ. perennial)-Graminoid- Ht 0.1 - 0.7 m. Alt: 15 - 1400 m. Distribution: BOT, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Asia, Australasia/Pacific, New World, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[3]: 166-167
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 269 (1921).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 634-635 (1982)
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see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°50952 modified 2007-04-03
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