EPPO Global Database

Acaena novae-zelandiae(ACENZ)

Code created in: 2003-10-26

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ACENZ
  • Preferred name: Acaena novae-zelandiae
  • Authority: Kirk


New Guinea, Australia (except Northern, Victoria), New Zealand. Cultivated as an ornamental.  Introduced in Britain and Ireland, USA (western coast). Classed as a noxious weed in USA

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
biddy biddy English
bidgee widgee English
piripiri English
pirri-pirri bur English
pirri pirri burr English
Neuseeland-Stachelnüsschen German
pirri-pirri Spanish