Digitaria longiflora (Retz.) Pers.

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Synonyms: Digitaria friesii Pilg.
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Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 342.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 21.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 166 - 167. (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.

Other sources of information about Digitaria longiflora:

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Flora of Botswana: Digitaria longiflora
Flora of Malawi: Digitaria longiflora
Flora of Mozambique: Digitaria longiflora
Flora of Zambia: Digitaria longiflora

External websites:

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

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 longiflora.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107630, retrieved 24 October 2020

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