EPPO Global Database

Basella alba(BADAL)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

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

Notes

Origin not known, though probably tropical. Long cultivated in China and elsewhere as a spinach


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Basella rubra Linnaeus

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