Taxon: Digitaria setigera Roth

 
Genus: Digitaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
Nomen number: 14106
Place of publication: J. J. Roemer & J. A. Schultes, Syst. veg. 2:474. 1817
Comment: authorship verified from original literature, where both the name and diagnosis are attributed to Roth, Nov. plant. spec. MSS, a listed contributor to the work
Name Verified on: 06-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2001
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • bristly crabgrass  (Source: Pl Names) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Grass BCIP)
  • Weed: (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Northern Territory, - Queensland
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Marshall Islands
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Cayman Islands; Jamaica; Puerto Rico
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Nicaragua
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador

References:

  • Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae) (on-line resource). (Cat New World Grass)
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  • Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. 1960 (Grass BCIP)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia (Darwiniana) 49:139-247.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 1973. Notes on Malesian grasses: VI. A revision of Digitaria Haller (Gramineae) in Malesia (Blumea) 21:37-41.
  • Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:210-211.

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