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Cenchrus clandestinus(PESCL)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: PESCL
  • Preferred name: Cenchrus clandestinus
  • Authority: (Chiovenda) Morrone

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Kikuyuochloa clandestina (Chiovenda) Scholz
Pennisetum clandestinum Chiovenda
Pennisetum longistylum var. clandestinum (Chiovenda) Leeke

Common names
Name Language
Kikuyugras German
kikuyugrass English
hierba Kikuyu Spanish
pasto Kikuyu Spanish
pennisète clandestin French
zif=notzah chavui Hebrew
זִיף=נוֹצָה חָבוּי Hebrew
capim-kikuio Portuguese (BR)
capim-quicuio Portuguese (BR)
pasto-africano Portuguese
кикуия Russian
перистощетинник скрытный Russian
pū dì láng wěi cǎo Chinese
铺地狼尾草 Chinese
Kingdom Plantae ( 1PLAK )
Phylum Magnoliophyta ( 1MAGP )
Class Angiospermae ( 1ANGC )
Category Commelinids ( 1COMD )
Order Poales ( 1POAO )
Family Poaceae ( 1GRAF )
Subfamily Panicoideae ( 1PANS )
Genus Cenchrus ( 1CCHG )
Species Cenchrus clandestinus ( PESCL )