EPPO Global Database

Cosmos caudatus(CMSCA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CMSCA
  • Preferred name: Cosmos caudatus
  • Authority: Kunth


Mexico, Central America, South America (Venezuela to Bolivia, eastern Brazil), . Used as a vegetable, and medicinally. Introduced in India, Sri Lanka, Indochina (Laos, Cambodia), Malesia (Java, Philippines), Madagascar, USA (Florida), Caribbean, Australia (Queensland)

Common names
Name Language
wild cosmos English
amor-de-moca Portuguese (BR)
ulam raja Indonesian