EPPO Global Database

Aspidistra elatior(AJDEL)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AJDEL
  • Preferred name: Aspidistra elatior
  • Authority: Blume


Variously considered to be of Chinese or Japanese origin, and in any case introduced from one to the other. Cultivated as an ornamental

Common names
Name Language
cast-iron plant English
parlor palm English
Schildblume German
Schusterpalme German
aspidistre French
langue de vache French
aspidistra-das-folhas-grandes Portuguese
ba-ran Japanese
ha-ran Japanese
zhī zhū bào dàn Chinese
蜘蛛抱蛋 Chinese
аспидистра Serbian