Taxon: Digitaria ciliaris (Retz.) Koeler

 
Genus: Digitaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Anthephorinae
Nomen number: 13998
Place of publication: Descr. Gram. 27. 1802
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 18-Jul-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Dec-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Animal food: forage (fide Grass NE India; Grass SEAs)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape] Swaziland

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska (s.e.), Oklahoma]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho (s.e.), Montana (e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=2222), Georgia, Kentucky (w.), Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Digitaria&SpeciesID=ciliaris), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (s.), Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (s.)]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Uruguay


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Guadeloupe
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=13998. Accessed 20 May 2018.