EPPO Global Database

Dactyloctenium aegyptium(DTTAE)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

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

Notes

Southern and eastern Mediterranean, Western Asia (Arabia to Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), Africa (throughout), Madagascar, New Guinea. Introduced in some European countries, Japan, Korea, USA (mostly southern and eastern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone),  Australia (Western, Northern, Queensland)


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)
common crowfoot English
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-mimoso-do-piauí Portuguese (BR)
capím-pé-de-corvo Portuguese
capim-pé-de-galinha Portuguese (BR)
capim-pé-de-galinha-verdadeiro Portuguese (BR)
capim-pé-de-papagaio Portuguese (BR)
mimoso-do-piauí Portuguese (BR)
pé-de-galinha Portuguese
pé-de-galo Portuguese (BR)
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