Pennisetum glaucum

Family Gramineae
Synonyms P. spicatum, P. americanum, P. typhides, Setaria glauca, Panicum glaucum, P. americanum, P. lutescens, Setaria glauca, S. lutescens
Local name Dakhn
Habitat in Egypt cultivated cereal
Distribution widely cultivated in the tropics for fodder and grain. particularly important in the Sahel zone of West Africa