EPPO Global Database

Curculigo capitulata(CUGCA)

Code created in: 2000-06-06

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CUGCA
  • Preferred name: Curculigo capitulata
  • Authority: (Loureiro) Kuntze


Himalayas, Bangladesh, northeast India, Indochina, China, Malesia, New Guinea, Australia. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in the rest of India, Mexico, Central America, South America (Colombia, Argentina)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Curculigo recurvata Aiton
Molineria capitulata (Loureiro) Herbert

Common names
Name Language
palm grass English
dà yè xiān máo Chinese
大叶仙茅 Chinese
rumbah Indonesian