EPPO Global Database

Digitaria eriantha(DIGER)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DIGER
  • Preferred name: Digitaria eriantha
  • Authority: Steudel


Southern Africa. Introduced in Western Asia, Himalayas, Malesia, USA (western), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest, eastern Brazil to Argentina), Australia (Queensland)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Digitaria setivalva Stent
Digitaria smutsii Stent

Common names
Name Language
common fingergrass English
digitgrass English
pangolagrass English
woolly fingergrass English (AU)
erva-pangola Portuguese
milhã-pangola Portuguese
pangola Portuguese