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