Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Digitaria didactyla Willd.
(Digitaria swazilandensis)
POACEAE
blue couchgrass, Swazi grass, Swaziland fingergrass
Unknown, Minor problem species
Origin: Mauritius, Reunion
Growth Form: Graminoid
Plant Description: A small, creeping grass, blades narrow about 2.5 cm long, with a fine setaceous tip and usually two racemes, conjugate and sessile. It is close to D. ciliaris, but differs in its perenniality, fine leaf-blades, small number of racemes and their slender build. It differs from Cynodon dactylon in its shorter, broader leaf and its distinctive bluish colour.
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