EPPO Global Database

Digitaria horizontalis(DIGHO)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DIGHO
  • Preferred name: Digitaria horizontalis
  • Authority: Willdenow


Macaronesia (Cabo Verde), Sénégal to Niger, Guinée to Centrafrique, Gabon to Zaïre, USA (Florida, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone). Introduced in Caucasus, Bangladesh, Indochina (Myanmar to Vietnam), Madagascar

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Digitaria horizontalis var. porrantha (Steudel) Henrard
Digitaria setosa Hamilton
Panicum horizontalis G.Meyer
Syntherisma digitatum (Swartz) Hitchcock

Common names
Name Language
tiende capote Spanish (HN)
yerba coneja Spanish (CO)
capim-colchão Portuguese (BR)
росичка горизонтальная Russian