EPPO Global Database

Acalypha hispida(ACCHI)

Last modification: 2000-06-06

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ACCHI
  • Preferred name: Acalypha hispida
  • Authority: Burman


New Guinea. Cultivated as an ornamental and used medicinally. Introduced in Bangladesh, southeast Asia, eastern Africa, some Caribbean and South American countries

Common names
Name Language
cat's tail English
chenille plant English
copperleaf English
feuerroter Katzenschwanz German
feuerrotes Nesselblatt German
rauhes Nesselblatt German
roter Katzenschwanz German
acalypha hispide French
chaton rouge French
chenille French
méduse des Philippines French
ortie brûlante French
queue de renard French
ricinelle French
acalifa Spanish
crista-de-Perú Spanish (BO)
rode kattestaart Dutch
cauda-de-raposa Portuguese (BR)
benihimonoki Japanese
ベニヒモノキ Japanese
акалифа щетинистоволосистая Russian
hóng suì tiě xiàn cài Chinese
红穗铁苋菜 Chinese