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Taxon: Digitaria horizontalis Willd.

 
Genus: Digitaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Anthephorinae
Nomen number: 14025
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 1:92. 1809
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in Nordic Baltic Genebanks

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, [Saint Kitts] St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.), Chile (n.), Paraguay


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • Africa

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Mississippi]


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  3. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II. Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  4. 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
  5. 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. Note: an introduced, weed species in Benin, where is regarded by farmers as progenitor of black fonio (Digitaria iburua) due to its morphological resemblance to the crop
  6. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  9. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  10. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  12. Rodenburg, J. et al. 2011. Challenges for weed management in African rice systems in a changing climate. J. Agric. Sci. (Cambridge) 149:427-435.
  13. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource).
  14. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:203.

Check other web resources for Digitaria horizontalis Willd. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2023. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://www.nordic-baltic-genebanks.org/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14025. Accessed 31 January 2023.