Digitaria divaricatissima (R.Br.) D.K.Hughes

Bull. Misc. Inform. 1923 : 314 (1923) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

GGr, MuM, NIS, Wim.

Formerly distinguished from D. coenicola F.Muell. but the two now included under the earlier name (D. divaricatissima). There are two varieties: var. macroctinia (Benth.) H.L.Stewart & N.G.Walsh is confined to Queensland. See D. divaricatissima var. divaricatissima for profile of Victorian representatives of the species.

REFERENCE: Stewart & Walsh 2011

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1994). Poaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne (as Digitaria coenicola (F.Muell.) Hughes).
Updated by: Neville Walsh, 2015-08-04
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Poales
family Poaceae
genus Digitaria
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Digitaria divaricatissima in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Digitaria divaricatissima in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Greater Grampians present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native

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