EPPO Global Database

Hackelochloa granularis(HAKGR)

Code created in: 2002-02-16

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: HAKGR
  • Preferred name: Hackelochloa granularis
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Kuntze


Western Asia (Yemen, Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan),  practically all Africa (except Mauretania, Somalia, Namibia and Cape). Introduced in USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northern from Guyana to Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, eastern Brazil)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cenchrus granularis Linnaeus
Manisuris granularis C.Linnaeus
Muesithea granularis (Linnaeus) de Koning & Sosef
Rottboellia granularis (Linnaeus) Roberty

Common names
Name Language
lizard-tail grass English
pitscale grass English (US)
herbe queue-de-souris French
canutillo Spanish
pajita blanca Spanish
qiú suì cǎo Chinese
球穗草 Chinese