EPPO Global Database

Crotalaria juncea(CVTJU)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CVTJU
  • Preferred name: Crotalaria juncea
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Western Asia, Himalayas, India to Indochina. Introduced in Ukraine, Central Asia, Sri Lanka, China (including Taiwan), Malesia, western Africa, Sudan to South Africa, Caribbean, South America, South America (northern, Brazil), New Guinea, Australia

Common names
Name Language
sunn hemp English
bengalischer Bombay-Hanf German
chanvre du Bengale French
canapa nera Italian
cânhamo-da-índia Portuguese
cánhamo-sunn Portuguese
crotalária Portuguese
san Bengali
sunn Bengali
shū má Chinese
菽麻 Chinese
sanai Hindi