EPPO Global Database

Pennisetum setaceum(PESSA)

Last modification: 2002-07-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PESSA
  • Preferred name: Pennisetum setaceum
  • Authority: (Forsskål) Chiovenda


Southern Mediterranean, Canary Islands, Western Asia, Saharan and eastern Africa, southeast Asia, southern Africa, North and South America, Australia

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Pennisetum phalaroides Schultes
Pennisetum ruppellii Steudel

Common names
Name Language
Fontänengras German
kleines Pampasgras German
crimson fountain grass English (US)
herbe aux écouvillons pourpres French
перистощетинник щетинистый Russian