EPPO Global Database

Amaranthus spinosus(AMASP)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-07-18

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AMASP
  • Preferred name: Amaranthus spinosus
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America. Introduced in some European countries, Russian Far East, Western Asia, Indian subcontinent, China, Japan, Korea, Indochina, Malesia, most of Africa, Australia

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Amaranthus caracasanus Kunth

Common names
Name Language
needle burr English (AU)
prickly calalu English
prickly caterpillar English
spiny amaranth English (US)
spiny pigweed English (US)
thorny amaranth English
thorny pigweed English (US)
Dornamarant German
dorniger Fuchsschwanz German
Malabar-Spinat German
amarante épineuse French
blette épineuse French
brèche de Malabar French
épinard malabare French
zépina pikan French
zépina wouj French
ataco espinado Spanish (AR)
bledo espinoso Spanish
blero espinoso Spanish
bredo-de-espinho Spanish
huisquilite Spanish (MX)
mercolina Spanish
pira brava Spanish (NI)
quelite espinoso Spanish (HN)
yuyo macho Spanish
amaranto spinoso Italian
bledo-de-espinho Portuguese (BR)
bredo-branco Portuguese (BR)
bredo-de-espinho Portuguese
bredo-espinhoso Portuguese
caruru-bravo Portuguese (BR)
caruru-de-espinho Portuguese (BR)
caruru-espinhoso Portuguese
taggamarant Swedish
haribiyu Japanese
ハリビユ Japanese
щирица колючая Russian
tornet amarant Danish
tornamarant Norwegian
piikkirevonhäntä Finnish
dikenibik Turkish
yarbuz kotzani Hebrew
יַרְבּוּז קוֹצָנִי Hebrew
nenë Albanian
бодлив щир Bulgarian
cì xiàn Chinese
刺苋 Chinese
sneljek  Croatian
laskavec trnitý Czech
가시비름 Korean
teol bi reum Korean
láskavec Slovak