Digitaria debilis (Desf.) Willd.

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Derivation of specific name: debilis: weak, frail, feeble.
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 21.

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) Pages 158 - 159. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 451. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 35.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 102.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 134.

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 28.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 146.

Other sources of information about Digitaria debilis:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Digitaria debilis
Flora of Caprivi: Digitaria debilis
Flora of Malawi: Digitaria debilis
Flora of Mozambique: Digitaria debilis
Flora of Zambia: Digitaria debilis

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Digitaria debilis
African Plant Database: Digitaria debilis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Digitaria debilis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Digitaria debilis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Digitaria debilis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Digitaria debilis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Digitaria debilis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Digitaria debilis
iNaturalist: Digitaria debilis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Digitaria debilis
JSTOR Plant Science: Digitaria debilis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Digitaria debilis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Digitaria debilis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Digitaria debilis
Plants of the World Online: Digitaria debilis
Tropicos: Digitaria debilis
Wikipedia: Digitaria debilis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Digitaria debilis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107560, retrieved 25 October 2020

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