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Taxon: Digitaria exilis (Kippist) Stapf

 
Genus: Digitaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Anthephorinae
Nomen number: 14016
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1915:385. 1915
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 18 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa (w. tropical)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Burkill, H. M. 1994. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. 2:225-227.
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Digitaria+exilis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  4. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 3(part 2):453.
  5. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  7. Prescott-Allen, R. & C. Prescott-Allen. 1990. How many plants feed the world?. Conservation Biol. 4:365-374. Note: mentions
  8. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  9. Zon, A. P. M. van der. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun
  10. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Digitaria exilis (Kippist) Stapf :

  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?14016. Accessed 18 August 2019.