EPPO Global Database

Abelmoschus moschatus(ABMMO)

Overview
Code created in: 2004-04-19

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ABMMO
  • Preferred name: Abelmoschus moschatus
  • Authority: Medicus

Notes

Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China (including Taiwan), Indochina, Malesia. Cultivated as a perfume plant. Introduced in western and central Africa, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest) 


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Abelmoschus moschatus var. moschatus Medicus
Hibiscus moschatus Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
annual hibiscus English
muskdana English
muskmallow English
musk okra English
ornamental okra English
rose mallow English
tropical jewel hibiscus English
Bisameibisch German
Bisamstrauch German
Moschuseibisch German
ambrette French
guimauve veloutée French
abelmosco Spanish
algalia Spanish
ambarcillo Spanish
ambreta Spanish
hibisco Spanish
hibisco anual Spanish
ambretta Italian
abelmos Dutch
amberbloem Dutch
muskuszaad Dutch
abelmoscho Portuguese
abelmoscho-almiscarado Portuguese
rosa-almischarada Portuguese
okro Indonesian