EPPO Global Database

Alternanthera caracasana(ALRPE)

Code created in: 2004-04-29

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ALRPE
  • Preferred name: Alternanthera caracasana
  • Authority: Kunth


USA, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, South America. Introduced in western Europe and Macaronesia, central and southern Africa

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Achyranthes peploides (Roemer & Schultes) Britton
Alternanthera peploides (Römer & Schultes) Urban

Common names
Name Language
mat chaff-flower English (US)
mat chafflower English
washerwoman English (US)
sangradera Spanish
sanguinaria de Cuba Spanish
erva-prata-das-ilhas Portuguese
альтернантера Russian
alternantera peploide Catalan
alternanthera Croatian