Digitaria compressa Stapf

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Synonyms: Digitaria capitipila Stapf
Digitaria homblei Robyns
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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,S,W
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Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 147. (Includes a picture).

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

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.

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Flora of Malawi: Digitaria compressa
Flora of Mozambique: Digitaria compressa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Digitaria compressa

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Digitaria compressa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107550, retrieved 14 October 2019

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