African Plant Database

Digitaria abyssinica (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Stapf
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1907: 213 (1907)
Information on the genus : Digitaria
Basionym : Panicum abyssinicum Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Panicum abyssinicum Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1850)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Digitaria vestita var. scalarum (Schweinf.) Henrard
=Digitaria abyssinica var. scalarum (Schweinf.) Stapf
=Panicum scalarum Schweinf.
=Digitaria scalarum (Schweinf.) Chiov. (1916)
=*Digitaria abyssinica auct.
=Digitaria vestita Fig. & De Not. (1853)
=Digitaria velutina var. glabrescens Gilli
=Digitaria eichingeri Mez (1921)
=Digitaria merkeri Mez (1921)
=Digitaria scalarum var. elgonensis C. E. Hubb.
=Digitaria mutica Rendle
=Digitaria somalensis Chiov. (1916)
=Digitaria hackelii (Pilg.) Stapf
=Panicum hackelii Pilg. (1901)
=Digitaria ciliaris Vanderyst (1925) non (Retz.) Koeler
=Digitaria tangaensis Henrard (1934)
=Panicum scalarum var. elatior Chiov.
=Panicum kafuroense K. Schum. (1897)
=Digitaria lemeeana A. Camus (1945)
Taxon infra-specific
Digitaria abyssinica var. micrantha Peter

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[3]: 133-178
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 235-240
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Record n°50995 modified 2013-12-11
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