EPPO Global Database

Chloris virgata(CHRVI)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CHRVI
  • Preferred name: Chloris virgata
  • Authority: Swartz


Origin probably in tropical Africa, from where it has spread to Mediterranean, Caucasus, Russian Far East, Central Asia, China, and subtropical and tropical areas generally. 

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Chloris rogeoni Chevalier

Common names
Name Language
feather fingergrass English (US)
feather-top chloris English
feathertop rhodesgrass English (AU)
feathery Rhodes grass English
Feder-Fingergras German
herbe moulin-à-vent French
escobetilla Spanish (HN)
escobilla Spanish (HN)
grama rhodes silvestre Spanish (AR)
pramilla Spanish (CO)
tres dedos Spanish (CO)
grama-pena Portuguese
オヒゲシパ Japanese
ohigeshipa Japanese
хлорис лозная Russian
хлорис прутьевидная Russian
isbah ratemit Hebrew
עִשְׂבָּה רָתְמִית Hebrew
chlorynka rózgowata Polish
hǔ wěi cǎo Chinese
虎尾草 Chinese
prstnatka prutnatá Czech