EPPO Global Database

Boerhavia coccinea(BOECC)

Code created in: 2004-05-24

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


USA (southwest), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest). Introduced in southern Mediterranean region, Western Asia (Oman), Himalayas, India, China (Taiwan), most of Africa (except Gabon, Angola), South America (Brazil), Australia (except Victoria, Tasmania)

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
hóng xì xīn Chinese
红细心 Chinese