EPPO Global Database

Panicum repens(PANRE)

Code created in: 2002-08-21

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PANRE
  • Preferred name: Panicum repens
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Mediterranean, Western Asia, India, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), Japan,  Africa (throughout), Madagascar, New Guinea, Australia (Queensland, New South Wales). Introduced in USA (southern and eastern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean (Cuba), South America (Brazil, northern Argentina) 

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Panicum airoides Brown

Common names
Name Language
creeping millet English
creeping panicgrass English (AU)
creeping witchgrass English
torpedograss English
kriechende Fingerhirse German
Torpedogras German
millet rampant French
panic rampant French
grama borde Spanish
grama del Norte Spanish
mijo Spanish
paja voladora Spanish (AR)
zacate carricillo Spanish (HN)
panico strisciante Italian
victoriagras Dutch
capim-torpedo Portuguese (BR)
escalracho Portuguese
grama-portuguesa Portuguese (BR)
grama-torpedo Portuguese (BR)
haikibi Japanese
ハイキビ Japanese
просо ползучее Russian
tavukdarısı Turkish
dochan zochel Hebrew
דֹּחַן זוֹחֵל Hebrew
mel Albanian
panissola repent Catalan
pū dì shǔ Chinese
铺地黍 Chinese
πολιετές πάνικο Greek