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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.
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)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Malaysia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: United States [Puerto Rico]


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  2. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. 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+didactyla&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  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. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  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. Note: re. common names

Check other web resources for Digitaria didactyla Willd. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14009. Accessed 23 July 2019.