EPPO Global Database

Arctotheca calendula(AROCA)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AROCA
  • Preferred name: Arctotheca calendula
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Levyns

Notes

South Africa. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in parts of western Euromediterranean, Azores, and also in North America and Japan. Potentially  invasive in Corsica

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cryptostemma calendula (Linnaeus) Druce
Cryptostemma calendulaceum Brown
Cryptostemma hypochondriacum Brown
Cryptostemma triste (Linnaeus) Domin

Common names
Name Language
Cape marigold English (AU)
Cape weed English (AU)
plain treasure flower English
artothèque souci French
filigrana pequeña Spanish
artoteca calendula Italian
erva-gorda Portuguese
アークトセカ Japanese
ワタゲハナグルマ Japanese
âkutoseka Japanese
watagehanaguruma Japanese
арктотека ноготковая Russian
artoteca Catalan
oruňka měsíčkovitá Czech