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Digitaria fauriei Ohwi, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 11: 31. 1942; Hsu, Fl. Taiwan 5: 541. 1978.


Digitaria fauriei

Credit: CC Hsu

Annuals; culm tufted, 15-20 cm high, glabrous. Blade 3-5 cm long, 2-4 mm wide; sheath subcompressed, more or less pubescent; ligule ca. 0.4 mm long, truncate, membranaceous. Inflorescence in 2-4 digitate raceme; 3-5 cm long; rachis narrow, 0.8-1 mm wide, margins winged, scabrous. Spikelets paired, unequally pedicelate, oblong-elliptic, acute, 1.3-1.5 mm long, pale green; glumes shortly pilose, covered with yellow bent capitate hairs, lower glume obscure; upper glume 1/2-1/4 as long as spikelet; lower lemma oblong-ovate, acute; anther 0.3-0.5 mm long.

TAIPEI: Taipei, Suzuki 12782; Tamsui, Faurie 109.

Endemic to Taiwan, in sunny places of the northern coastal areas.


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