Digitaria gayana (Kunth) Stapf ex A. Chev.

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Derivation of specific name: gayana: after Claude Gay, 1800-1873, French natural historian.
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,S
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Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 154 - 155. (Includes a picture).

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.

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Flora of Botswana: Digitaria gayana
Flora of Caprivi: Digitaria gayana
Flora of Zambia: Digitaria gayana

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Digitaria gayana
African Plant Database: Digitaria gayana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Digitaria gayana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Digitaria gayana
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Digitaria gayana
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Digitaria gayana
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Digitaria gayana
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Digitaria gayana
iNaturalist: Digitaria gayana
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Digitaria gayana
JSTOR Plant Science: Digitaria gayana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Digitaria gayana
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Digitaria gayana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Digitaria gayana
Plants of the World Online: Digitaria gayana
The Plant List (version 1.1): Digitaria gayana
Tropicos: Digitaria gayana
Wikipedia: Digitaria gayana

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 gayana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107610, retrieved 22 September 2020

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