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