EPPO Global Database

Daucus setifolius(DAUSE)

Code created in: 2015-02-20

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DAUSE
  • Preferred name: Daucus setifolius
  • Authority: Desfontaines


Portugal, Spain, North Africa

Flora iberica gives this species Portuguese names which correspond to the concept of "Cretan carrot" or "Candy carrot". In other languages, such names refer to Athamanta cretensis, a medicinal plant in earlier times, which does occur in Crete, while D. setifolius does not

Common names
Name Language
bisnaga-crética Portuguese
cenoura-de-cándia Portuguese
cenoura-de-creta Portuguese
dauco-crético Portuguese