EPPO Global Database

Chrysopogon zizanioides(VEIZI)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-04-08

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: VEIZI
  • Preferred name: Chrysopogon zizanioides
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Roberty

Notes

Indochina, Malesia. Introduced in Western Asia (Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, China (including Taiwan), parts of western and central Africa, Madagascar, USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest, eastern Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina), New Guinea


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Andropogon zizanioides (Linnaeus) Urban
Phalaris zizanioides Linnaeus
Vetiveria zizanioides (Linnaeus) Small

Common names
Name Language
khuskhusgrass English
vetivergrass English
vétiver French
vetiver Portuguese