EPPO Global Database

Pennisetum glaucum(PESGL)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PESGL
  • Preferred name: Pennisetum glaucum
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Brown

Notes

Primarily a grain crop in Africa, but in recent years ornamental cultivars have been marketed for garden use.


WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Chaetochloa glauca (Linnaeus) Scribner
Panicum glaucum Linnaeus
Pennisetum americanum (Linnaeus) Leeke
Pennisetum spicatum Roemer & Schultes
Pennisetum typhoides (Burman) Stapf & Hubbard
Pennisetum typhoideum Richard
Setaria lutescens (Weigel) Hubbard

Common names
Name Language
сивосинкава кощрява Bulgarian
gelbe Perlhirse German
Negerhirse German
Perlhirse German
Pinselgras German
Rohrkolbenhirse German
bulrush millet English
cat-tail millet English
pearl millet English
pokograss English
almorejo glauco Spanish
bajra Spanish
legartera Spanish (AR)
mijo perla Spanish
panizo de Daimiel Spanish
panizo mamoso Spanish
panizo negro Spanish (AR)
mil French
millet à chandelle French
millet perle French
miglio africano Italian
miglio de l'India Italian
miglio perlato Italian
トウジンビエ Japanese
tôjinbie Japanese
parelgierst Dutch
milheto Portuguese
пеннисетум сизый Russian
щетинник сизый Russian
pärlhirs Swedish
пенісетум американський Ukrainian
yu gu Chinese
御谷 Chinese