EPPO Global Database

Cenchrus alopecuroides(PESAL)

Overview
Last modification: 2001-10-03

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PESAL
  • Preferred name: Cenchrus alopecuroides
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Thunberg

Notes

China, Japan, Korea, southeast Asia, Australia. Introduced in some European countries, Indian peninsula, North America, New Zealand



Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cenchrus purpurascens Thunberg
Gymnothrix japonica (Trinius) Kunth
Pennisetum alopecuroides (Linnaeus) Sprengel
Pennisetum compressum Brown
Pennisetum japonicum Trinius
Pennisetum purpurascens (Thunberg) Kuntze

Common names
Name Language
Chinese pennisetum English
fountain grass English
swamp foxtail grass English (AU)
Fuchsschwanzfederborstengras German
Lampenputzergras German
faux alopécurus French
erba della pampa Italian
lampenpoetsersgras Dutch
capim Portuguese
lampborstgräs Swedish
ミチシバ Japanese
チカラシバ Japanese
chikarashiba Japanese
chikara-shiba Japanese
michishiba Japanese
пеннисетум лисохвостовый Russian
piórkówka spłaszczona Polish
rozplenica japońska Polish
évelő tollborzfű Hungarian
dochan psárkovitý Czech
perovec psiarkovitý Slovak