Digitaria velutina (Forssk.) P. Beauv.

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Digitaria velutina

Photo: Petra Ballings
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Tuli

Digitaria velutina

Photo: Petra Ballings
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Tuli

Digitaria velutina

Photo: Petra Ballings
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Tuli

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Synonyms: Digitaria zeyheri (Nees) Henrard
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Derivation of specific name: velutina: velvety
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 13.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 171. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 454. (Includes a picture).

Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015). Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria Page 13. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 135.

Other sources of information about Digitaria velutina:

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Flora of Botswana: Digitaria velutina
Flora of Zambia: Digitaria velutina
Flora of Zimbabwe: Digitaria velutina

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Digitaria velutina
African Plant Database: Digitaria velutina
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Digitaria velutina
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Digitaria velutina
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Digitaria velutina
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Digitaria velutina
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Digitaria velutina
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Digitaria velutina
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Digitaria velutina
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Digitaria velutina
Ispot Southern Africa: Digitaria velutina
JSTOR Plant Science: Digitaria velutina
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Digitaria velutina
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Digitaria velutina
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Digitaria velutina
The Plant List (version 1.1): Digitaria velutina
Tropicos: Digitaria velutina


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Digitaria velutina.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107790, retrieved 23 November 2017

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