EPPO Global Database

Cynodon dactylon(CYNDA)

Overview
Last modification: 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 generally considered native throughout Europe (except north) and the Mediterranean area, to Caucasus, Central Asia, Macaronesia. Cultivated as a lawn grass and introduced for this purpose throughout warmer regions of the world. Frequently invasive

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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 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-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
ギョウギシバ Japanese
バーミューダグラス Japanese
bâmyûdagurasu Japanese
gyôgishiba 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
обикновен троскот Bulgarian
троскот Bulgarian
gram Catalan
gou ya gen Chinese
狗牙根 Chinese
prstasti troskot Croatian
troskut prstnatý Czech
αγριάδα Greek
pir-gros Romanian
зубача Serbian
обична зубача Serbian
prstnatec obyčajný Slovak
prstasti pesjak Slovene
свинорий пальчастий Ukrainian