EPPO Global Database

Alternanthera sessilis(ALRSE)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ALRSE
  • Preferred name: Alternanthera sessilis
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) de Candolle

Notes

Eastern Mediterranean, Western Asia (Arabia to Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone), New Guinea, Australia (except South, New South Wales, Tasmania). Introduced in southern Mediterranean, Africa generally, North America (southeast), New Zealand

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Achyranthes sessilis (Linnaeus) Steudel
Alternanthera polygonoides (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex Sweet
Alternanthera triandra Lamarck
Gomphrena polygonoides Linnaeus
Gomphrena sessilis Linnaeus
Telanthera polygonoides (Linnaeus) Moquin-Tandon

Common names
Name Language
dwarf copperleaf English
sessile alligator weed English
sessile-flower globe amaranth English
sessile joyweed English
Garnelenkraut German
brède chevrette French
herbe d'emballage French
magloire French
colchón de nino Spanish
coyuntura Spanish
hierba de perico Spanish
paja blanca Spanish
sanguinaria Spanish
santoma cimarrona Spanish (DO)
tsuru-nogeitô Japanese
ツルノゲイトウ Japanese
альтернантера сидячая Russian
nitzan machsif Hebrew
בִּצָּן מַכְסִיף Hebrew
lián zǐ cǎo Chinese
莲子草 Chinese
garundi Hindi
guroo Hindi