Invasive Species Compendium

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Urochloa ramosa
(browntop millet)

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Urochloa ramosa (browntop millet)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 16 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Urochloa ramosa
  • Preferred Common Name
  • browntop millet
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Urochloa ramosa

Preferred Common Name

  • browntop millet

Other Scientific Names

  • Brachiaria ramosa
  • Panicum ramosum

International Common Names

  • French: Panic rameux

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Aestige Hirse
  • Italy: panico ramoso

EPPO code

  • PANRA (Panicum ramosum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Cyperales
  •                         Family: Poaceae
  •                             Genus: Urochloa
  •                                 Species: Urochloa ramosa

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 17 Dec 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

ZimbabwePresentIntroduced1939

Asia

PakistanPresent

Europe

BelgiumPresentIntroduced1948As: Urochloa ramosa

North America

United StatesPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresentIntroduced1954As: Urochloa ramosa

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