EPPO Global Database

Eragrostis japonica(ERAJA)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ERAJA
  • Preferred name: Eragrostis japonica
  • Authority: (Thunberg) Trinius


Algeria to Syria, Russia, Western Asia, Central Asia, southern Asia, China, Korea, Japan, Africa. Introduced into North, Central and South America and Caribbean

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Diandrochloa namaquensis (Nees) De Winter
Eragrostis diarrhena (Schultes & J. Schultes) Steudel
Eragrostis interrupta Palisot de Beauvois
Eragrostis koenigii Link
Eragrostis namaquensis Nees
Eragrostis tenella auctorum

Common names
Name Language
delicate lovegrass English (AU)
ben-chilaf mafesak Hebrew
בֶּן=חִילָף מָפְסָק Hebrew
luàn cǎo Chinese
乱草 Chinese