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Digitaria aequiglumis (Hack. & Arechav.) Parodi
Family Poaceae
Digitaria aequiglumis (Hack. & Arechav.) Parodi APNI*

Description: Stoloniferous annual to 0.7 m high.

Leaves with sheath glabrous or with a few sparse hairs; ligule 1–2 mm long; blade 2–3 mm wide, glabrous or sparsely pubescent.

Racemes 3–10, 5–9 cm long, on a very short common axis, spikelets paired, 1 very shortly pedicellate, the other on a pedicel 4–6 times as long, not densely arranged. Spikelets 3–3.5 mm long. Lower glume absent; upper glume and sterile lemma approximately equal in size, shape and nervation, 5-nerved, the nerves ± equidistant, the lateral interspaces and margins pubescent with short, fine, white, hairs, the central interspaces often glabrous; margins hyaline. Fertile floret a little shorter than the spikelet, almost smooth.


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Flowering: summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in swampy or sandy soils. Native of Amer.
NSW subdivisions: *NC, *CC
Other Australian states: *S.A.
AVH map***

Text by S. W. L. Jacobs & C. A. Wall
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)


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