Definition of Digitaria
1. Noun. Crab grass; finger grass.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Crab Grass, Crabgrass, Finger Grass
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Digitaria
Literary usage of Digitaria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Botany of the Northern and Middle States: Or, A Description of the Plants by Lewis Caleb Beck (1833)
"... spikes digitate, (4—5.) spreading ; keel of the glume scabrous ; leaves hairy on the margin and towards the base ; sheaths hairy.—digitaria dactylon EU. ..."
2. Lost Crops of Africa: Grains edited by F. R. Ruskin (1999)
"SPECIES INFORMATION Botanical Names digitaria exilis Stapf and digitaria ... White fonio (digitaria exilis) is usually 30-75 cm tall. ..."
3. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1906)
"App. (1883) 310—digitaria filiformis Delile ... seems probable that this was an American, and not a Philippine plant, and is possibly referable to digitaria ..."
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