EPPO Global Database

Spermacoce ocymoides(BOIOC)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-10-13

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BOIOC
  • Preferred name: Spermacoce ocymoides
  • Authority: Burman

Notes

India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia (Malaya, Java, Philippines), New Guinea. Introduced in tropical Africa, South America (Peru, central Brazil to Argentina)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Borreria ocymoides (Burman) de Candolle
Borreria ramisparsa de Candolle
Spermacoce ramisparsa (de Candolle) Hiern
Spermacoce stricta C. Linnaeus
Tardavel ocymoides (Burman) Hiern

Common names
Name Language
slender buttonweed English
comino Spanish
garro Spanish (CU)
hierba del pajar Spanish
hierba del toro Spanish