EPPO Global Database

Duranta erecta(DUTPL)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DUTPL
  • Preferred name: Duranta erecta
  • Authority: Linnaeus


USA (Florida), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (Guyanas to Colombia). Cultivated as an ornamental shrub in the tropics. Introduced in Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina (Thailand, Cambodia), Malesia (Borneo, Sulawesi), China, Sudan to East Africa, Angola to Mozambique, Madagascar, USA (southwestern), Ecuador to Bolivia, Argentina, eastern Brazil, New Guinea

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Duranta ellisia Jacquin
Duranta plumieri Jacquin
Duranta repens Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
angel's whisper English
Brazilian sky flower English
forget-me-not bush English
forget-me-not tree English
garden dew-drop English
golden dew-drop English
golden tears English
pidgeonberry English
pigeon berry English
pigeonberry English
poison macca English
sky flower English
Durante German
Taubenbeere German
durante French
vanillier de Cayenne French
vanillier marron French
adonis morada Spanish
azotacaballo Spanish
celosa cimmarona Spanish
cuentas de oro Spanish
duranta Spanish
espina de paloma Spanish
flor celeste Spanish
fruta de iguana Spanish
tala blanco Spanish
duranta Italian
stoute jongens Dutch
duranta Portuguese
flor-do-ceu Portuguese
fruta-de-jacú Portuguese
gotas-de-orvalho Portuguese
pingo-de-ouro Portuguese
violeteira Portuguese
duvbär Swedish
deyuranta Japanese
harimatsuso Japanese
taiwan-rengiyô Japanese
タイワンレンギヨウ Japanese
デュランタ Japanese
ハリマツソ Japanese
голубиная ягода Russian
дуранта Плюмье Russian
vergeet-my-nie-boom Afrikaans
jiǎ lián qiáo Chinese
假连翘 Chinese