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Published In: De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum. . . . 1: 8, pl. 1, f. 11. 1788[1788]. (Fruct. Sem. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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(African or Finger Millet) is sometimes cultivated in the plains and lower hills (usually below 300m) and used to make a kind of porridge or alcoholic beverage. The species may occasionally escape and can be recognised by the broad spikes of closely packed, non-shattering spikelets and the almost globular grains.
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