EPPO Global Database

Megathyrsus maximus(PANMA)

Code created in: 2002-07-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PANMA
  • Preferred name: Megathyrsus maximus
  • Authority: (Jacquin) Simon & Jacobs


Subsaharan Africa, Western Asia. Introduced in a few Euromediterranean countries, southern Asia, North, Central and South America

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Panicum maximum Jacquin
Urochloa maxima (Jacquin) Webster

Common names
Name Language
bush buffalograss English
guineagrass English
purple-top buffalograss English
Guineagras German
herbe de Guinée French
capim colonia Spanish
castilla Spanish (BO)
maicillo Spanish
pasto guinea Spanish
pasto Guinea Spanish
saboya Spanish (EC)
yerba de Guinea Spanish (NI)
zacate Guinea Spanish (HN)
zacate privilegio Spanish (HN)
erba di Guinea Italian
capim-da-guiné Portuguese
capim-guiné Portuguese (BR)
capim-murubu Portuguese (BR)
capim-navalha Portuguese (BR)
capim-sempre-verde Portuguese (BR)
feno-da-guiné Portuguese
gineakipi Japanese
giniagurasu Japanese
ギニアグラス Japanese
ギネアキピ Japanese
гвинейская трава Russian
dochan kippeach Hebrew
דֹּחַן קִפֵּחַ Hebrew
blousaad soetgras Afrikaans
gewone buffelsgras Afrikaans