EPPO Global Database

Pennisetum advena(PESAD)

Code created in: 2014-04-25

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PESAD
  • Preferred name: Pennisetum advena
  • Authority: Wipff & Veldkamp


Some authors have considered A. advena as a sterile garden hybrid derived from P. setaceum (Tropical Africa, SW Asia) and P. macrostachyon (East Africa), but this remains to be demonstrated

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Pennisetum macrostachyum x P. setaceum
Pennisetum setaceum var. rubrum hortulanorum
Pennisetum x advena Wipff & Veldkamp

Common names
Name Language
foreign fountain grass English
purple fountain grass English
millet soyeux rouge French