EPPO Global Database

Brasenia schreberi(BRESC)

Last modification: 2004-05-25

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BRESC
  • Preferred name: Brasenia schreberi
  • Authority: Gmelin


Widely distributed in tropical and warm temperate zones of the world, but absent from Europe

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Brasenia nymphoides Baillon
Brasenia peltata Pursh
Brasenia purpurea Caspary

Common names
Name Language
Schleimkraut German
water shield English
brasénie de Schreber French
brasenia Italian
ジュンサイ Japanese
junsai Japanese
aguapé Portuguese
бразения Шребера Russian
chún cài Chinese
莼菜 Chinese