EPPO Global Database

Cynodon dactylon(CYNDA)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-08-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CYNDA
  • Preferred name: Cynodon dactylon
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Persoon

Notes

Reputed to originate in the Middle East, but now considered native throughout Europe (except north) and the Mediterranean area, to Macaronesia, Caucasus, Central Asia, Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China, Japan, Korea, Africa (throughout), Madagascar, New Guinea, Australia (throughout). Cultivated as a lawn grass in warmer regions of the world (frequently invasive). Introduced in Canada (British Columbia, Newfoundland), USA (throughout), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except northeastern Brazil, southern Chile), New Zealand

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cynodon dactylon var. affinis (Caro & Sánchez) Romero Zarco
Cynodon linearis Willdenow
Digitaria dactylon Scopoli

Common names
Name Language
Bahama grass English
bermudagrass English
Bermuda grass English
couch grass English
devil's grass English
dog's-tooth grass English
dubo English
Indian doab English
scutch grass English
Bermudagras German
fingerförmiges Hundszahngras German
fingerförmiges Hundszahngras German
Fingerhundszahngras German
gewöhnliches Hundszahngras German
Hundszahn German
Hundszahngras German
chiendent French
chiendent dactyle French
chiendent pied-de-poule French
cynodon dactyle French
cynodon digité French
gros chiendient French
herbe des Bermudes French
bremura Spanish (CR)
chepica Spanish
grama Spanish
grama común Spanish
grama de España Spanish (BO)
grama dulce Spanish (BO)
grama paulista Spanish
grama rastreira Spanish
gramilla blanca Spanish (AR)
gramilla colorada Spanish (BO)
gramón Spanish (AR)
pasto Bermuda Spanish
pata de gallo Spanish (HN)
pelo de macho Spanish
yerba de las Bermudas Spanish (CU)
yerba del prado Spanish (CU)
zacate Bermuda Spanish (HN)
zacate chino Spanish (HN)
capriola Italian
dente di cane Italian
gramagna Italian
gramegna Italian
gramigna comune Italian
gramigna rampicante Italian
ramaccia Italian
ramigna Italian
ramina Italian
bermudagras Dutch
handjesgras Dutch
hondstand Dutch
capim-das-bermudas Portuguese
capim-das-Bermudas Portuguese
capim-de-burro Portuguese (BR)
capim-de-ciudade Portuguese (BR)
erva-gramilheira Portuguese
escalracheira Portuguese
escalracho Portuguese
grama Portuguese
grama-bermuda Portuguese
grama-das-boticas Portuguese
gramão Portuguese
grama-seda Portuguese (BR)
graminheira Portuguese
pé-de-galinha Portuguese
hundtandgräs Swedish
hundtandsgräs Swedish
bâmyûdagurasu Japanese
gyôgishiba Japanese
ギョウギシバ Japanese
バーミューダグラス Japanese
бермудская трава Russian
свинорой пальчатый Russian
köpekdişi Turkish
yabbelit metzuyah Hebrew
יַבְּלִית מְצוּיָה Hebrew
cynodon palczasty Polish
psi ząb Polish
trawa bermudzka Polish
csillagpázsit Hungarian
gram Albanian
krisja Albanian
aski motza Basque
обикновен троскот Bulgarian
троскот Bulgarian
agram Catalan
gram Catalan
gǒu yá gēn Chinese
狗牙根 Chinese
prstasti troskot Croatian
troskut prstnatý Czech
αγριάδα Greek
doob Hindi
우산잔디 Korean
우산대바랭이 Korean
u san dae ba raeng i Korean
u san jan di Korean
agràm Occitan
agramèn Occitan
alicoude Occitan
arrepoum Occitan
centenejo Occitan
dent-de-cã Occitan
gram Occitan
pedàgn Occitan
sendégne Occitan
trauque-camis Occitan
trescoumbéts Occitan
pir-gros Romanian
durva Sanskrit
зубача Serbian
обична зубача Serbian
prstnatec obyčajný Slovak
prstasti pesjak Slovene
свинорий пальчастий Ukrainian