EPPO Global Database

Alternanthera pungens(ALRRE)

Overview
Code created in: 2003-10-26

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ALRRE
  • Preferred name: Alternanthera pungens
  • Authority: Kunth

Notes

Mexico, South America. Introduced in Spain, Western Asia, India to Indochina, China, Malesia, Africa generally, USA, Australia, New Zealand

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Achyranthes repens Linnaeus
Alternanthera achyrantha R. Brown
Alternanthera echinata Smith
Alternanthera repens (Linnaeus) Link

Common names
Name Language
khakiweed English (AU)
bretana sangradera Spanish
hierba del pollo Spanish
sanguinaria de Andalucía Spanish
sanguinaria de Cuba Spanish
yerba del pollo Spanish
alternantera strisciante Italian
picão Portuguese (BR)
ke-tsuru-nogeitô Japanese
maruba-tsuru-nogeitô Japanese
ケツルノゲイトウ Japanese
マルバツルノゲイトウ Japanese
альтернантера колючая Russian
bitzan dokerani Hebrew
בִּצָּן דּוֹקְרָנִי Hebrew
alternantera punxosa Catalan
cì huā lián zǐ cǎo Chinese
刺花莲子草 Chinese