EPPO Global Database

Urochloa brizantha(BRABR)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BRABR
  • Preferred name: Urochloa brizantha
  • Authority: (Richard) Webster


Western Asia, tropical Africa, South Africa, Madagascar. Introduced in Himalayas, India to Indochina, USA (Florida, Texas), Mexico, Central America, South America (Colombia to eastern Brazil and Argentina), New Guinea, Australia

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Brachiaria brizantha (Richard) Stapf

Common names
Name Language
breadgrass English
large-seeded panicgrass English
palisade grass English
St Lucia grass English (AU)
Palisadengras German
capim-marandu Spanish (CU)
estella de Africa Spanish
pasto alambe Spanish
braquiária-do-alto Portuguese (BR)
braquiária-do-morro Portuguese (BR)
brizantão Portuguese