EPPO Global Database

Callisia repens(CILRE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CILRE
  • Preferred name: Callisia repens
  • Authority: (Jacquin) Linnaeus


USA (Texas), Mexico, Central America, Venezuela to Peru and Argentina, Brazil (northeast). Introduced in Bangladesh, China, USA (southeast)

Common names
Name Language
creeping basket plant English
turtlevine English
hierba de pena Spanish
lochloch Spanish (ES)
zacate chicha Spanish (ES)
yáng zhú cǎo Chinese
洋竹草 Chinese