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Taxon: Digitaria didactyla Willd.

 
Genus: Digitaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Anthephorinae
Nomen number: 14009
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 1:91. 1809
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Jul-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Jan-2001
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf (for lawns fide Econ Pl Aust; F Ceylon; Grass BCIP); lawn/turf (for lawns fide Econ Pl Aust; F Ceylon; Grass BCIP)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Malaysia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Puerto Rico


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  2. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  8. Kamal-Uddin, M. et al. 2009. Floristic composition of weed community in turf grass area of West Peninsular Malaysia Int. J. Agric. Biol. 11:13-20.
  9. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  12. Veldkamp, J. F. 1973. Notes on Malesian grasses: VI. A revision of Digitaria Haller (Gramineae) in Malesia (Blumea) 21:44-46.
  13. Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)

Check other web resources for Digitaria didactyla Willd. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • 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.

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=14009. Accessed 16 November 2018.