EPPO Global Database

Urochloa maxima(PANMA)

Last modification: 2002-07-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PANMA
  • Preferred name: Urochloa maxima
  • Authority: (Jacquin) Webster


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
Megathyrsus maximus (Jacquin) Simon & Jacobs
Panicum maximum Jacquin

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-guiné Portuguese (BR)
capim-murubu Portuguese (BR)
capim-navalha Portuguese (BR)
capim-sempre-verde Portuguese (BR)
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