EPPO Global Database

Basella alba(BADAL)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BADAL
  • Preferred name: Basella alba
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

India, Sri Lanka, Indochina, Malesia. Cultivated as a leaf vegetable. Introduced in Europe, China, tropical Africa, USA (southeast), Caribbean, Brazil


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Basella rubra Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
Indian spinach English
Malabar spinach English
red vine spinach English
indischer Spinat German
Malabarspinat German
basella French
épinard de Malabar French
espinaca blanca Spanish
espinaca China Spanish (BO)
espinaca de la China Spanish
suelda con suelda Spanish (ES)
basella Italian
basella bianca Italian
spinacio della Cina Italian
bredo-de-angola Portuguese
espinafre-do-malabar Portuguese
базелла белая Russian
малабарский шпинат Russian
Malabári spenót Hungarian
luò kuí shǔ Chinese
落葵属 Chinese
bazela biela Czech
malabarský špenát Slovak