EPPO Global Database

Eleocharis dulcis(ELODU)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ELODU
  • Preferred name: Eleocharis dulcis
  • Authority: (Burman) Henschel

Notes

Western Asia (Pakistan), India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China, Japan, Korea, western and central Africa, Madagascar, New Guinea, Australia


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Eleocharis equisetina Presl
Eleocharis plantaginea (Retzius) Roemer & Schultes
Eleocharis plantagineiformis Tang & Wang
Eleocharis plantaginoides Wight
Scirpus dubius Roxburgh

Common names
Name Language
Chinese water chestnut English
châtaigne d'eau French
scirpe doux French
cabezas de negrito Spanish
castanha-da-terra Portuguese
castanha-de-água Portuguese
castanha-de-água-da-china Portuguese
bí qí Chinese
荸荠 Chinese
singhara Hindi
सिंघाड़ा Hindi