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Digitaria insularis  (L.) Fedde
Taxonomic Serial No.: 783095

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Digitaria insularis (L.) Mez ex Ekman
    Andropogon insulare L.
    Trichachne insularis (L.) Nees
    Valota insularis (L.) Chase
    Agrostis villosa Poir. ex Steud.
    Andropogon insularis L.
    Digitaria leucophaea (Kunth) Stapf
    Milium hirsutum P. Beauv.
    Milium villosum Sw.
    Millium villosum Sw.
    Monachne unilateralis Roem. & Schult.
    Panicum duchaissingii Steud.
    Panicum falsum Steud.
    Panicum gavanianum Steud. ex Döll
    Panicum gavanianum Steud. ex Lechler
    Panicum insulare (L.) G. Mey.
    Panicum lanatum Rottb.
    Panicum leucophaeum Kunth
    Panicum saccharoides A. Rich.
    Saccharum polystachyum Sieber ex Kunth
    Syntherisma insularis (L.) Millsp. & Chase
    Tricholaena insularis (L.) Griseb.
    Panicum insulare var. insulare (L.) G. Mey.
    Panicum insulare var. leucophaeum (Kunth) Kuntze
    Panicum insulare var. typicum Hack.
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  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusDigitaria Haller – crabgrass  
                                  SpeciesDigitaria insularis (L.) Fedde  

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  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at and formerly at   
  Reference for: Digitaria insularis   
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Digitaria insularis   
  Source: Tropicos, 2007 - 2010, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Tropicos, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at   
  Reference for: Digitaria insularis   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Introduced  



  Comment: Tropicos (2010) reports that Digitaria insularis (L.) Mez ex Ekman is invalid, as it is an isonym of Digitaria insularis (L.) Fedde  



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