EPPO Global Database

Alternanthera sessilis(ALRSE)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-03

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

Notes

Western Asia, Indian subcontinent, China, southeast Asia, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone). Introduced in several European countries, Africa, North America (southeast)

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Achyranthes sessilis (Linnaeus) Steudel
Alternanthera triandra Lamarck
Gomphrena sessilis Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
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)
ツルノゲイトウ Japanese
tsuru-nogeitô Japanese
альтернантера сидячая Russian
nitzan machsif Hebrew
בִּצָּן מַכְסִיף Hebrew
lián zǐ cǎo Chinese
莲子草 Chinese