EPPO Global Database

Saccharum spontaneum subsp. aegyptiacum(SACSA)

Code created in: 2004-04-17

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SACSA
  • Preferred name: Saccharum spontaneum subsp. aegyptiacum
  • Authority: (Willdenow) Hackel


Southern Mediterranean (Algeria to Syria, including the islands), Sahel to eastern Africa. Introduced in Italy (including Sardinia)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Saccharum aegyptiacum Willdenow
Saccharum biflorum Forsskål

Common names
Name Language
African fodder cane English
canne d'Egypte French
canna d'Egitto Italian
keneh-sukkar mitzri Hebrew
קְנֵה-סֻכָּר מִצְרִי Hebrew