EPPO Global Database

Coix lacryma-jobi(COXLJ)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-04-09

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: COXLJ
  • Preferred name: Coix lacryma-jobi
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Himalayas, India to Indochina, Sri Lanka, China (including Taiwan), Malesia. Widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas as an ornamental grass. Introduced in Mediterranean, Western Asia, Japan, Korea, most of Africa, Madagascar, USA, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone), New Guinea, New Zealand


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Lithagrostis lacryma-jobi (Linnaeus) Gärtner
Sphaerium lacryma (Linnaeus) Kuntze

Common names
Name Language
adlai English
adley millet English
coixseed English
hato mugi English
Job's tears English
tear grass English
Hiobs-Tränengras German
herbe à chapelets French
larmes de Job French
larmes de Notre-Dame French
larmilles French
adley Spanish (BO)
camandula Spanish (VE)
lágrimas de Job Spanish
lágrimas de San Pedro Spanish
santa Juana Spanish (CU)
trigo calentano Spanish (VE)
trigo tropical Spanish (VE)
lacrima di Giobbe Italian
jobstranen Dutch
biuri Portuguese (BR)
capia Portuguese (BR)
capim-de-contas Portuguese (BR)
capim-missanga Portuguese (BR)
capim-rosario Portuguese (BR)
lagrima-de-Jo Portuguese (BR)
lagrima-de-nossa-senhora Portuguese (BR)
lágrimas-de-Job Portuguese
lágrimas-de-Nossa-Senhora Portuguese
adlay Swedish
Jobs tårar Swedish
pärlkorn Swedish
hatomugi Japanese
jugedama Japanese
juzudama Japanese
ômugi Japanese
tômugi Japanese
ジュゲダマ Japanese
ジュズダマ Japanese
トウムギ Japanese
ハトムギ Japanese
бусенник обыкновенный Russian
иовлевы слезы Russian
коикс Russian
jobinkyynelheinä Finnish
gözyaşı otu Turkish
koiks łzy Hioba Polish
łwawnica ogrodowa Polish
łzawnica łzy Hioba Polish
łzawnica ogrodowa Polish
łzy Hiobowe Polish
proso jerozolimskie Polish
llàgrimes de Job Catalan
yì yǐ Chinese
薏苡 Chinese
염주 Korean
yeom ju Korean