EPPO Global Database

Nassella neesiana(STDNE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: STDNE
  • Preferred name: Nassella neesiana
  • Authority: (Trinius & Ruprecht) Barkworth


South America (Colombia to Chile, Bolivia to Paraguay, eastern Brazil and Argentina). Introduced in Mediterranean, South Africa, USA (eastern), Australia (eastern), New Zealand

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Stipa neesiana Trinius & Ruprecht
Stipa setigera Presl

Common names
Name Language
American needlegrass English
Chilean needlegrass English
stipe de Nees French
lino delle fate sudamericano Italian