EPPO Global Database

Ammannia coccinea(AMMCO)

Code created in: 2004-04-29

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AMMCO
  • Preferred name: Ammannia coccinea
  • Authority: Rottbøll


North America. Introduced and invasive in Taiwan and Japan. Also found as an aquatic weed in several Mediterranean countries

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ammannia teres Rafinesque

Common names
Name Language
pink ammannia English
pink redstem English
purple ammannia English
purple redstem English
redstem English
valley redstem English
ammannia écarlate French
alfabegueta Spanish
amania escarlata Spanish (CO)
palo de agua Spanish
presseguera Spanish
ammania arrossata Italian
carapau Portuguese
carapú Portuguese
hosoba-hime-misohagi Japanese
ホソパヒメミソハギ Japanese
kızıl amanotu Turkish
ammannia Catalan
cháng yè shuǐ xiàn cài Chinese
长叶水苋菜 Chinese