Taxon: Echinochloa crus-pavonis (Kunth) Schult.

Genus: Echinochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Boivinellinae
Nomen number: 14827
Place of publication: Mant. 2:269. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Mar-2004
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Weed CIBA; Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya ; Tanzania ; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Somalia
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola ; Malawi ; Zambia
    • Southern Africa: Botswana ; South Africa Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire ; Ghana ; Guinea ; Nigeria ; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon ; Zaire
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
  • Northern America

    • Mexico
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Kansas, Oklahoma
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Washington
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States California
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba ; Guadeloupe ; Hispaniola ; Jamaica ; Martinique ; Puerto Rico
    • Central America: Belize ; Costa Rica ; El Salvador ; Guatemala ; Honduras ; Nicaragua ; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana ; Guyana ; Suriname ; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina ; Chile ; Paraguay ; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia ; Colombia ; Ecuador ; Peru

  • Naturalized


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  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  • Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú (Ruizia) 13:338-339.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  • Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:216.


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