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
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: 18 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Economic Importance:

  • Human food: cereal (fide Use Pl WT Afr)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Use Pl WT Afr)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • : Africa

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Burkill, H. M. 1994. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. 1985-2004 (Use Pl WT Afr) 2:225-227.
  • 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.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper 1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr) 3(part 2):453.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Prescott-Allen, R. & C. Prescott-Allen 1990. How many plants feed the world? Conservation Biol. 4:365-374.
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)

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