EPPO Global Database

Chrysopogon aciculatus(CYSAC)

Last modification: 2001-03-11

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CYSAC
  • Preferred name: Chrysopogon aciculatus
  • Authority: (Retzius) Trinius


Southern Asia, China, Japan, Madagascar, Australasia. Introduced into western Africa and South America

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Andropogon aciculatus Linnaeus
Rhapis aciculatus Desvaux

Common names
Name Language
Mackie's pest English (AU)
pilipiliula English (US)
zhú jié cǎo Chinese
竹节草 Chinese