EPPO Global Database

Stenotaphrum secundatum(STPSE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: STPSE
  • Preferred name: Stenotaphrum secundatum
  • Authority: (Walter) Kuntze


Sénégal to Nigeria and Tchad, Gabon Zaïre, USA (southeast), Central America, Caribbean, South America. Cultivated as a lawn grass for the tropics. Introduced in Mediterranean, Western Asia, Indochina (Vietnam), Malesia (Malaya, Philippines), China, Africa (eastern to southern), Australia (throughout), New Zealand

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ischaemum secundatum Walters
Rottboellia stolonifera Poiret
Stenotaphrum americanum Schrank
Stenotaphrum dimidiatum var. secundatum (Walter) Domin

Common names
Name Language
buffalograss English (AU)
common St Augustine grass English (US)
pembagrass English
ramsammygrass English
St Augustine grass English
amerikanisches Hohlspelzengras German
Sankt-Augustin-Gras German
chiendent de boeuf French
faux kikuyu French
herbe bourrique French
herbe de Saint Augustin French
sténotaphre américain French
sténotaphrum à deux rangs French
sténotaphrum à fleurs unilatérales French
sténotaphrum d'Amérique French
grama americana Spanish
grama basta Spanish
gramillón Spanish (AR)
gramillón Spanish
gramón Spanish
hierba de San Agustín Spanish
loglierella americana Italian
erva-de-santo-agostino Portuguese
grama-de-folha-larga Portuguese (BR)
grama-de-jardim Portuguese
grama-de-santo-agostinho Portuguese
grama-italiana Portuguese
узкобороздник однобокий Russian
stenotafrë Albanian
grama Catalan
gram d'Amèrica Catalan
cè dùn yè cǎo Chinese
侧钝叶草 Chinese