EPPO Global Database

Paspalum scrobiculatum(PASSC)

Last modification: 2004-04-17

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PASSC
  • Preferred name: Paspalum scrobiculatum
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Western Asia, Indian subcontinent, China (including Taiwan), Japan, Indochina, Malesia, Africa generally, Madagascar, New Guinea. Introduced in North and Central America, Caribbean, South America to southern Brazil, New Zealand

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Paspalum akoense Hayek
Paspalum barbatum Schumacher
Paspalum cartilagineum Presl & Presl
Paspalum commersonii Lamarck
Paspalum frumentaceum Rottbøll
Paspalum jardinii Steudel
Paspalum ledermannii Mez
Paspalum metzii Steudel
Paspalum orbiculare Forster
Paspalum polystachyum Brown
Paspalum scrobiculatum scrobiculatum Linnaeus
Paspalum scrobiculatum var. commersonii (Lamarck) Stapf
Paspalum scrobiculatum var. polystachyum (Brown) Stapf

Common names
Name Language
creeping paspalum English
ditch millet English (AU)
kodo millet English
ricegrass paspalum English (US)
scrobic English
Kodahirse German
herbe à épée French
suzumenokobie Japanese
スズメノコビエ Japanese
yā jiě cǎo Chinese
鸭毑草 Chinese