EPPO Global Database

Alhagi graecorum(ALHGR)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ALHGR
  • Preferred name: Alhagi graecorum
  • Authority: Boissier


Algeria, eastern Mediterranean, Near East, Caucasus, Central Asia. There are several different species belonging to this complex, which are here treated together since there is no agreement between countries on nomenclature. Introduced into North America, Australia and elsewhere, invasive

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Alhagi maurorum subsp. graecorum (Boissier) Awmack & Lock

Common names
Name Language
Caspian manna English
Alhagistrauch German
alhagi French
верблюжья колючка Russian
rum dikeni Turkish
hagah metzuyah Hebrew
הָגָה מְצוּיָה Hebrew
αλχάγκι γραικό Greek