EPPO Global Database

Chloris radiata(CHRRA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CHRRA
  • Preferred name: Chloris radiata
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Swartz


Western Asia, tropical and southern Africa, Madagascar, South America (except northern Brazil and southern cone). Introduced in eastern Mediterranean, India, China, Indochina, Malesia, North America, Central America

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Agrostis radiata Linnaeus
Chloris crinita Salzmann ex Döll

Common names
Name Language
pale fingergrass English (US)
plushgrass English
radiate fingergrass English (US)
spider-web chloris English
criollo Spanish (CO)
espartillo Spanish (CO)
paja de patillo Spanish (VE)
pata de gallina Spanish (VE)
capim-cebola Portuguese (BR)
capim-fino Portuguese (BR)
capim-pé-de-galinha Portuguese (BR)
isbah kehah Hebrew
עִשְׂבָּה קֵהָה Hebrew
spinnerak chloris Afrikaans
prstnatka paprsčitá Czech