EPPO Global Database

Cabomba caroliniana(CABCA)

Last modification: 2004-06-29

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CABCA
  • Preferred name: Cabomba caroliniana
  • Authority: A. Gray


Tropical America, including southeast USA. Cultivated as an ornamental aquatic plant, introduced and invasive elsewhere, for example in China, Japan and Australia

WSSA list of weeds in North America
Listed as a wild invasive non-native plant in Schedule 9 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (England and Wales)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cabomba caroliniana var. multipartita hortulanorum

Common names
Name Language
Carolina-Haarnixenkraut German
grüne Cabomba German
grüne Haarnixe German
Carolina fanwort English
Carolina water-shield English
green cabomba English (US)
grey fanwort English
purple cabomba English
Washington grass English (US)
cabomba verde Spanish
karkeaviuhkalehti Finnish
cabomba de Caroline French
éventail de Caroline French
ハゴロモモ Japanese
フサジュンサイ Japanese
fusajunsai Japanese
hagoromomo Japanese
waterwaaier Dutch
cabomba-verde Portuguese
кабомба каролинская Russian
kabomba Swedish
karolina-cabomba Swedish
shuǐ dùn cǎo shǔ Chinese
水盾草属 Chinese