Morphological interpretation of the spikelet in Digitaria atra (Poaceae : Panicoideae : Paniceae) and emended generic description

Citation
As. Vega et Zr. De Agrasar, Morphological interpretation of the spikelet in Digitaria atra (Poaceae : Panicoideae : Paniceae) and emended generic description, AM J BOTANY, 88(9), 2001, pp. 1670-1674
Citations number
9
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Plant Sciences
Journal title
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY
ISSN journal
0002-9122 → ACNP
Volume
88
Issue
9
Year of publication
2001
Pages
1670 - 1674
Database
ISI
SICI code
0002-9122(200109)88:9<1670:MIOTSI>2.0.ZU;2-0
Abstract
Digitaria atra is illustrated for the first time and the original descripti on is emended. The diagnosis of the genus Digitaria is completed by introdu cing modifications related to the spikelet's morphology and the lower lemma 's consistency. Some remarks about the lower palea are included. The unusua l morphological characteristics of the spikelet of D. atra are compared wit h the tribe Isachneae and some genera of Paniceae.