EPPO Global Database

Crotalaria retusa(CVTRE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CVTRE
  • Preferred name: Crotalaria retusa
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Western Asia, Himalayas, India to Indochina, Sri Lanka, China (including Taiwan), Malesia, Madagascar, New Guinea, Australia (western). Introduced in tropical Africa, USA (southeast), Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest, Brazil), New Guinea, Australia (eastern), New Caledonia

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
rattleweed English
wedgeleaf rattlebox English
wedgeleaf rattlepod English (AU)
Bombay-Hanf German
cascavelle jaune French
pistache bâtard French
pois rond marron French
pois-zombi French
sonnette French
tcha-tcha French
cascabel fétido Spanish
chinchín Spanish (HN)
cascavel-fétida Portuguese
chocalho-de-cobra Portuguese
crotalária Portuguese
guiso-de-cascavel Portuguese
atasi Bengali
bhil-jhanjhan Bengali
diào qún cǎo Chinese
吊裙草 Chinese