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
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 29-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Aug-2002
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Economic Importance:

  • Human food: cereal ()
  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa (w. tropical)


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Burkill, H. M. 1994. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 2:225-227.
  4. Dansi, A. et al. 2010. Diversity, conservation and related wild species of Fonio millet (Digitaria spp.) in the northwest of Benin Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 57:827-839.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper 1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr) 3(part 2):453.
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Prescott-Allen, R. & C. Prescott-Allen 1990. How many plants feed the world? Conservation Biol. 4:365-374.
  10. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  11. Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)

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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=14016. Accessed 21 April 2018.