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Taxon: Digitaria ternata (A. Rich.) Stapf

 
Genus: Digitaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Anthephorinae
Nomen number: 14114
Place of publication: W. T. Thiselton-Dyer, Fl. cap. 7:376. 1898
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • blackseed crabgrass  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • blackseed finger grass  (Source: Grass SAfr) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • CHINA: China [Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (e.), Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Jamaica


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. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  5. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58
  6. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  8. Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  11. Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India
  12. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  13. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  14. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/poaceae/digitaria-ternata/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  15. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia. 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  16. Zon, A. P. M. van der. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun
  17. Plants of southern Africa: an online checklist.

Check other web resources for Digitaria ternata (A. Rich.) Stapf :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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
  • 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=14114. Accessed 21 August 2019.