EPPO Global Database

Cenchrus setaceus(PESSA)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-07-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PESSA
  • Preferred name: Cenchrus setaceus
  • Authority: (Forsskål) Morrone

Notes

Southern Mediterranean, Canary Islands, Western Asia (Arabia, Pakistan), Sénégal, Tchad to Somalia and eastern Africa. Introduced in Indochina (Vietnam), Malesia (Malaya, Java), Zambia, Zimbabwe to Namibia, South Africa, USA, Mexico, South America (Colombia to Peru), New Guinea, Australia (throughout), New Zealand

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Pennisetum phalaroides Schultes
Pennisetum ruppellii Steudel
Pennisetum setaceum (Forsskål) Chiovenda

Common names
Name Language
crimson fountain grass English (US)
Fontänengras German
kleines Pampasgras German
herbe aux écouvillons pourpres French
перистощетинник щетинистый Russian
zif=notzah mechuspas Hebrew
זִיף=נוֹצָה מְחֻסְפָּס Hebrew