Pennisetum clandestinum in different languages.
Pennisetum longistylum var. clandestinum
P EST N OTES Publication 7458
University of California
Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Kikuyugrass, Pennisetum clandesti-
num , (Fig. 1) is an extremely aggres -
sive perennial weed of turfgrass,
ornamental plantings, orchards,
and noncrop areas in California.
Native to East Africa, kikuyugrass is well adapted to warm, temperate climates such as those of the coast
and inland valleys...
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• UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program
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General Information (Section reviewed 7/09...