EPPO Global Database

Dactyloctenium aegyptium(DTTAE)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DTTAE
  • Preferred name: Dactyloctenium aegyptium
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Willdenow

Notes

Southern Mediterranean, Western Asia, Indian subcontinent, China, Indochina, Malesia, Africa generally, New Guinea. Introduced in warmer countries, including Japan, America generally, Australia. Casual in a few European countries


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cynosurus aegyptius Linnaeus
Dactyloctenium aegyptiacum Willdenow
Dactyloctenium meridionale Hamilton
Eleusine aegyptiaca Desfontaines
Eleusine mucronata (Michaux) Hornemann

Common names
Name Language
beach wiregrass English (US)
coast buttongrass English (AU)
crowfoot grass English (US)
Egyptian grass English
ägyptisches Gras German
Krähenfußgras German
chiendent patte-de-poule French
estrella del mar Spanish
grama egipcia Spanish
hierba de Egipto Spanish (BO)
hierba egipcia Spanish
mindaca Spanish
tres dedos Spanish
zacate pata de ganzo Spanish (HN)
gramigna egiziana Italian
calandrini Portuguese (BR)
capim-calandrini Portuguese (BR)
capim-egípcio Portuguese (BR)
capim-mão-de-sapo Portuguese (BR)
capim-mão-de-sapo Portuguese (BR)
capim-mimoso-do-piauí Portuguese (BR)
capim-pé-de-galinha Portuguese (BR)
capim-pé-de-galinha-verdadeiro Portuguese (BR)
capim-pé-de-papagaio Portuguese (BR)
capim-pé-de-papagaio Portuguese (BR)
mimoso-do-piauí Portuguese (BR)
pé-de-galo Portuguese (BR)
tatsunotsumegaya Japanese
tatsunotsumegaya Japanese
タツノツメガヤ Japanese
дактилоктениум египетский Russian
египетская трава Russian
yıldızçimi Turkish
bat-yabbeelit mitzrit Hebrew
בַּת=יַבְּלִית מִצְרִית Hebrew
lóng zhuǎ máo Chinese
龙爪茅 Chinese
hřebenetka egyptská Czech
hřebenetka egyptská Slovak