EPPO Global Database

Plectranthus rotundifolius(CXURO)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CXURO
  • Preferred name: Plectranthus rotundifolius
  • Authority: (Poiret) Sprengel


India, Sri Lanka, Indochina, Malesia. Introduced in some countries of western and southern Africa, Madagascar

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Coleus parviflorus Bentham
Coleus rotundifolius (Poiret) Chevalier & Perrotet
Coleus tuberosus (Blume) Bentham
Solenostemon rotundifolius (Poiret) K.J.Morton

Common names
Name Language
country potato English
hausa potato English
Sudan potato English
Madagaskar-Kartoffel German
pomme de terre de Madagascar French
batateira-do-Sudão Portuguese
ratala Portuguese