EPPO Global Database

Imperata cylindrica(IMPCY)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: IMPCY
  • Preferred name: Imperata cylindrica
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Räuschel

Notes

Mediterranean, Western Asia, Africa. Introduced in Caucasus, Central Asia, Himalayas, India, China, Japan, Korea, Indochina, Malesia, locally in North America, New Guinea

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Imperata arundinacea Cirillo
Imperata arundinacea var. africana Andersson
Imperata cylindrica var. africana (Andersson) Hubbard
Imperata cylindrica var. cylindrica (Linnaeus) Räuschel
Imperata cylindrica var. thunbergii (Retzius) Durand & Schinz
Lagurus cylindricus Linnaeus
Saccharum cylindricum Lamarck
Saccharum thunbergii Retzius

Common names
Name Language
alang-alang English
blady grass English (AU)
cogongrass English (US)
lalang English
silver spikegrass English
Silberhaargras German
impérata French
imperata cylindrique French
impérata cylindrique French
impérate French
lalang French
capim sape macho Spanish
carrizo Spanish
carrizo marciego Spanish (AR)
cisca Spanish
hierba cogón Spanish
marciega Spanish
xisca Spanish
yahape Spanish (AR)
codino bianco Italian
falasco bianco Italian
caniço-branco Portuguese
imperato Portuguese
аланг-аланг Russian
императа цилиндрическая Russian
казаро Russian
uslu şekerkamışı Turkish
mishyan gelilani Hebrew
מִשְׁיָן גְּלִילָנִי Hebrew
imperata cilindrike Albanian
imperatë Albanian
сребърна трева Bulgarian
xisca Catalan
bái máo Chinese
白茅 Chinese
valjkasta zupčica Croatian
δεματόχορτο Greek
lalang valcocitý Slovak