EPPO Global Database

Bacopa monnieri(BAOMO)

Code created in: 2004-05-13

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BAOMO
  • Preferred name: Bacopa monnieri
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Wettstein


Eastern Mediterranean, Western Asia, India to Indochina, China (including Taiwan), Malesia (Malaya), some African countries, USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America. Cultivated as a medicinal herb. Introduced in Western Mediterranean

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Bramia monnieri (Linnaeus) Pennell
Herpestis monnieri (Linnaeus) Kunth
Lysimachia monnieri Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
bacopa English
coast bacopa English
English daisy English
herb of grace English
Indian water hyssop English
Monnier water hyssop English (US)
graciola Spanish (CU)
hierba de culebra Spanish
bacopa Portuguese
bacopa Portuguese
otomeazena Japanese
オトメアゼナ Japanese
бакопа Russian
брахми Russian
щитолистник индийский Russian
peshetah ser'ah Hebrew
פְּשֵׁטָה שְׂרוּעָה Hebrew
jiǎ mǎ chǐ xiàn Chinese
假马齿苋 Chinese