African couchgrass
Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich) Stapf

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Digitaria

Other System Links

Plants: DIAB
Bayer: DIGSC
GRIN: 13989
ITIS: 502058

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
Fingergrass, Blue couch

Related Scientific Names:

Digitaria scalarum (A. Rich) Stapf(Synonym)


Category: Grass or Grasslike