EPPO Global Database

Phragmites karka(PHRKA)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PHRKA
  • Preferred name: Phragmites karka
  • Authority: (Retzius) Steudel

Notes

Western Asia (Arabia, Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), Japan, Korea, Western Africa, Sudan to Kenya, New Guinea, Australia (except New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Arundo karka Retzius

Common names
Name Language
flute reed English
giant reed English
tall reed English
tropical reed English (AU)
doka-ghas Hindi
nal Hindi
narkul Hindi