Digitaria ternata (A. Rich.) Stapf

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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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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., 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 142 - 144. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 36.

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.

Other sources of information about Digitaria ternata:

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Flora of Malawi: Digitaria ternata
Flora of Mozambique: Digitaria ternata
Flora of Zambia: Digitaria ternata

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Digitaria ternata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107770, retrieved 19 November 2019

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