Digitaria megasthenes Goetgh.

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: Only known from northern Mozambique.
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Mozambique distribution: N,Z
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 174 - 175. (Includes a picture).

Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 78.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Digitaria megasthenes
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Digitaria megasthenes
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Digitaria megasthenes
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Digitaria megasthenes
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Digitaria megasthenes
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Digitaria megasthenes
JSTOR Plant Science: Digitaria megasthenes
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Digitaria megasthenes
Plants of the World Online: Digitaria megasthenes
Tropicos: Digitaria megasthenes
Wikipedia: Digitaria megasthenes

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Digitaria megasthenes.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=187480, retrieved 21 April 2024

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