Taxon: Digitaria scalarum (Schweinf.) Chiov.

Synonym of Digitaria abyssinica

 
Genus: Digitaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
        Subtribe: Anthephorinae
Nomen number: 14104
Place of publication: Result. Sci. Miss. Stef.-Paoli, Coll. Bot. 1:225. 1916
Comment: the specific epithet is a genitive noun and retains its own gender and termination irrespective of the gender of the generic name (Melbourne ICN Art. 23.5)
Name Verified on: 05-Apr-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

References:

  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  • Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. 1993- (F Somalia)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)

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