EPPO Global Database

Saccharum spontaneum(SACSP)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-07-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SACSP
  • Preferred name: Saccharum spontaneum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Southern and eastern Mediterranean, Central Asia, Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia (Sumatra, Java, Malaya, Philippines), Japan, Korea, western coast of Africa to Somalia and Tanzania, New Guinea, Australia. The most widespread of the parent species of S. officinarum (q.v.). Introduced in Italy, Madagascar, USA (Florida), Central America, Caribbean (Cuba)

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Common names
Name Language
shatter cane English
sweet cane English
talahibgrass English
thatchgrass English
wild cane English
wild sugarcane English (US)
wilde Zuckerrohr German
canne sauvage French
paja blanca Spanish
paja canalera Spanish
cana-de-açucar-selvagem Portuguese
сахарный тростник дикий Russian