African Plant Database

Digitaria velutina (Forssk.) P. Beauv.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Ess. Agrostogr. 51, 173 (1812)
Information on the genus : Digitaria
Basionym : Phalaris velutina Forssk.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Digitaria zeyheri (Nees) Henrard
 Digitaria fenestrata (A. Rich.) Rendle
 Digitaria divaricata Henrard (1934)
 Digitaria ulugurensis Pilg.
 Panicum fenestratum Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1850)
 Panicum psilostachyum Hochst. ex T. Durand & Schinz (1894)
 Panicum zeyheri Nees (1841)
 Phalaris velutina Forssk. (1775)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Graminoid- Ht up to 0.8 m. Alt: 100 - 1600 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:81 (2012)
  • 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 :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 652-653 (1982)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 310 (2005).

Bibliography other :
  • Kipkoech S. & al. (2020). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Aberdare Ranges Forest, a part of Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot PhytoKeys 149: 25
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