EPPO Global Database

Boerhavia coccinea(BOECC)

Code created in: 2004-05-24

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BOECC
  • Preferred name: Boerhavia coccinea
  • Authority: Miller


Mediterranean (southern), Western Asia, Sahel and most of Africa, USA (southwest), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest). Introduced elsewhere in North and South America

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
hog butter English
hog food English
hogweed English
red spiderling English
scarlet spiderling English
patagon French
valériàn French
mata pavo Spanish
tostón Spanish