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Taxon: Digitaria velutina (Forssk.) P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Digitaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Anthephorinae
Nomen number: 316378
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 51, 160, 173. 1812
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/394130
Name Verified on: 05-Apr-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Mar-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • long-plume finger grass  (Source: Grass SAfr) - English
  • velvet finger grass  (Source: USDA/APHIS) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt (s.e.)
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


References:

  1. Andrews, F. W. The flowering plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. (F Sudan)
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  5. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  6. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource). (USDA/APHIS)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  10. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)

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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=316378. Accessed 23 January 2019.