EPPO Global Database

Chloris barbata(CHRBA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CHRBA
  • Preferred name: Chloris barbata
  • Authority: Swartz


Southwest Mediterranean, Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina, China (including Taiwan), Malesia, Africa (Sahel, Sudan to Tanzania), Madagascar. Introduced in USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except most of Brazil, southern cone), Australia

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Chloris inflata Link

Common names
Name Language
plushgrass English (US)
purple-top chloris English (AU)
swollen fingergrass English (US)
paja blanca Spanish (CO)
palo de Congo Spanish (CO)
zacate borrego Spanish (CO)
capim-pena-de-pavão Portuguese
mèng rén cǎo Chinese
孟仁草 Chinese