EPPO Global Database

Bryonia cretica(BYOCR)

Code created in: 2004-04-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BYOCR
  • Preferred name: Bryonia cretica
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Mediterranean (eastern). B. cretica is regarded by some authors to include B. dioica (q.v.) as a subspecies, or be conspecific with it. This causes confusion in relation to common names. Subsp. cretica in that case has the restricted eastern range indicated here

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Bryonia cretica subsp. cretica Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
common bryony English
red-fruited bryony English
Kreta-Zaunrübe German
rotfrüchtige Zaunrübe German
zweihaüsige Zaunrübe German
briónia Portuguese
erva-cobra Portuguese
nabo-do-diabo Portuguese
norça-branca Portuguese
vide-branca Portuguese
переступень двудомный Russian
переступень критский Russian
karahaylin Turkish
dele'at-nachash metzuyah Hebrew
דְּלַעַת-נָחָשׁ מְצוּיָה Hebrew
przestęp dwupienny Polish
piros földitök Hungarian
stërkungull Albanian
stërkungulli Albanian
бриония Bulgarian
критска дива тиква Bulgarian
posed dvoudomý Czech
αγριοκολοκύθα Greek
дводоми бљуштац Serbian
posed dvojdomý Slovak