EPPO Global Database

Pennisetum pedicellatum(PESPE)

Code created in: 2001-03-10

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PESPE
  • Preferred name: Pennisetum pedicellatum
  • Authority: von Trinius


Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina (Myanmar, Vietnam), Sénégal to Ethiopia, Guinée to Centrafrique and Congo, Kenya to Zambia, Madagascar. Introduced in Malesia (Philippines), USA (Florida), South America (Brazil), Australia (Western, Northern, Queensland)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cenchrus pedicellatus (Trinius) Morrone
Pennisetum pedicellatum var. pubirhachis Berhaut

Common names
Name Language
deenanathgrass English
kyasumagrass English (US)