EPPO Global Database

Chenopodium album(CHEAL)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CHEAL
  • Preferred name: Chenopodium album
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Euromediterranean region generally, Caucasus, Macaronesia, Western Asia, Siberia, Russian Far East, Central Asia, China, Japan, Korea.  A worldwide weed, which can be used as a green vegetable. Introduced in southern Africa, Americas generally, New Zealand

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Chenopodium agreste Krause
Chenopodium album subsp. album Linnaeus
Chenopodium candicans Lamarck
Chenopodium concatenatum Thuillier
Chenopodium lanceolatum Brown
Chenopodium leiospermum de Candolle
Chenopodium linciense Murray
Chenopodium neglectum Dumortier
Chenopodium paganum Reichenbach
Chenopodium pedunculare Bertoloni
Chenopodium precatorium Dumortier
Chenopodium stenophyllum (Makino) Koidzumi
Chenopodium virgatum Thunberg
Chenopodium viride Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
common lambsquarters English (US)
fat-hen English (GB)
green pigweed English
pigweed English (US)
white goosefoot English (GB)
Melde German
weißer Gänsefuß German
ansérine blanche French
chénopode blanc French
drageline French
poule grasse French
senousse French
anserina blanca Spanish (CL)
apazote blanco Spanish (AR)
berza perruna Spanish
ceñiglo Spanish
cenizo blanco Spanish
hierba cana Spanish
huanzontle Spanish (HN)
quinguilla Spanish (CL)
quinoa blanca Spanish (AR)
yuyo blanco Spanish (AR)
chenopodio bianco Italian
farinaccio selvatico Italian
farinello bianco Italian
farinello comune Italian
luismelde Dutch
melganzevoet Dutch
witte ganzevoet Dutch
witte ganzevoet Dutch
ancarinha-branca Portuguese (BR)
ansarina-branca Portuguese
catassol Portuguese
erva-couvinha Portuguese
pedegoso Portuguese
quenopódio-branco Portuguese
sincho Portuguese
svinmålla Swedish
シロザ Japanese
シロアカザ Japanese
shiroakaza Japanese
shiroza Japanese
марь белая Russian
марь обыкновенная Russian
hvidmelet gåsefod Danish
meldestokk Norwegian
jauhosavikka Finnish
aksirken Turkish
kaf-'avaz levanah Hebrew
כַּף=אֲוָז לְבָנָה Hebrew
komosa biała Polish
komosa szypułowa Polish
lebioda Polish
fehér libaparéj Hungarian
fehér libatop Hungarian
minuer Albanian
minueri i bardhë Albanian
бяла куча лобода Bulgarian
blet blanc Catalan
Chinese
Chinese
bijela loboda Croatian
merlík bílý Czech
valge hanemalts Estonian
λουβουδιά Greek
bathua Hindi
बथुआ Hindi
hélunjóli Icelandic
bālta balanda Latvian
baltoji balanda Lithuanian
lobodă porcească Romanian
spanac sălbatic Romanian
обична пепељуга Serbian
mrlík biely Slovak
bela metlika Slovene
лобода біла Ukrainian