EPPO Global Database

Cenchrus spinifex(CCHPA)

Code created in: 2002-08-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CCHPA
  • Preferred name: Cenchrus spinifex
  • Authority: Cavanilles


USA, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (Colombia to Bolivia, southern cone). Introduced in western Mediterranean, Ukraine, Libya, Israel, Bangladesh, China (Manchuria), southern Africa (Mozambique to South Africa)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cenchrus humilis Hitchcock
Cenchrus incertus Curtis
Cenchrus pauciflorus Bentham

Common names
Name Language
coastal sandbur English
coast sandbur English
field sandbur English (US)
spiny burrgrass English (AU)
cenchrus douteux French
cadillo Spanish (HN)
guachapore Spanish (HN)
guizacillo Spanish (CL)
roseta Spanish (CL)
rosetilla Spanish
nappola delle spiagge Italian
колючещетинник малоцветковый Russian
колючещетинник немногоцветковый Russian
колючещетинник якорцевый Russian
ценхрус малоцветковый Russian
ценхрус якорцевый Russian
piçdikenbaş Turkish
pukah delilah Hebrew
פּוּקָה דְּלִילָה Hebrew
átoktüske Hungarian
јежина Serbian
ценхрус малоквітковий Ukrainian