African Plant Database

Digitaria setifolia Stapf
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 7: 376 (1898) 
Information on the genus : Digitaria
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Digitaria fibrosa (Hack.) Stapf
=Panicum fibrosum Hack.
=Digitaria phaeotricha var. patens Clayton
=Digitaria bovonei Chiov.
=Digitaria nardifolia Stapf (1919)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht 0.2 - 0.5 m. Alt: 60 - 2100 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, KN, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 29: 521-522 (1974)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°50976 modified 2009-09-24
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