EPPO Global Database

Eragrostis curvula(ERACU)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ERACU
  • Preferred name: Eragrostis curvula
  • Authority: (Schrader) Nees


Native to Southern and Eastern Africa. Naturalized in Europe, Western Asia, China, North, Central and South America, Australasia.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Eragrostis chloromelas Steudel

Common names
Name Language
African lovegrass English
blue lovegrass English (AU)
Boer lovegrass English
weeping lovegrass English (US)
afrikanisches Liebesgras German
Bogenliebesgras German
Krummliebesgras German
éragrostide un peu courbée French
hierba del amor africana Spanish
pasto llorón Spanish
liefdesgras Dutch
barba-de-bode Portuguese
capim-chorão Portuguese
seitakakazekusa Japanese
shinadaresuzumegaya Japanese
シナダレスズメガヤ Japanese
セイタカカゼクサ Japanese
полевичка согнутолистная Russian
eğri yulaf Turkish
oulandsgras Afrikaans
wān yè huà méi cǎo Chinese
弯叶画眉草 Chinese