EPPO Global Database

Pennisetum purpureum(PESPU)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-07-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PESPU
  • Preferred name: Pennisetum purpureum
  • Authority: Schumacher

Notes

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Pennisetum macrostachyum Bentham
Pennisteum blepharideum Gilli

Common names
Name Language
Elefantengras German
elephant grass English (AU)
Napier grass English (US)
hierba elefante Spanish
pasto elefante Spanish (AR)
pasto Napier Spanish (AR)
yerba elefante Spanish (HN)
zacate elefante Spanish (HN)
herbe à éléphant French
sissongo French
erba elefantina Italian
penniseto rosso Italian
ネピアグラス Japanese
ナピーアグラス Japanese
napîagurasu Japanese
nepiagurasu Japanese
capim-cameroon Portuguese (BR)
capim-elefante Portuguese (BR)
capim-napier Portuguese (BR)
перистощетинник пурпурный Russian
слоновая трава Russian