EPPO Global Database

Euphorbia lathyris(EPHLA)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-13

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: EPHLA
  • Preferred name: Euphorbia lathyris
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Western Asia (Pakistan), Central Asia. A weed of cultivation, used medicinally. Introduced in Western Europe, Morocco, Caucasus, Himalayas, China, Indochina (Vietnam), North America, Mexico, South America (Venezuela, Bolivia to Argentina).  A leafy spurge

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Common names
Name Language
caper spurge English
mole plant English (US)
kreuzblättrige Wolfsmilch German
Springwolfsmilch German
Springwurz German
épurge French
euphorbe épurge French
petite catapuze French
cañamones purgantes Spanish
catapucia menor Spanish
contrarrayo Spanish (CL)
esulas Spanish
granos rateros Spanish
hierba de la purga Spanish
hierba topera Spanish
higuera del infierno Spanish
lecherina Spanish
manzanetas Spanish
matarratones Spanish (CL)
piñoncillos Spanish
tártago Spanish
catapuzza Italian
euforbia catapuzia Italian
kruisbladige wolfsmelk Dutch
kruisbladwolfsmelk Dutch
catapúcia-menor Portuguese
morganheira Portuguese
tártago Portuguese
korstörel Swedish
horutosô Japanese
ホルトソウ Japanese
молочай чины Russian
hubbüsselâtin Turkish
ostromlecz groszkowy Polish
wilczomlecz groszkowy Polish
hasindító kutyatej Hungarian
katalin-bedarr Basque
sator-belar Basque
satorr-bedarr Basque
кръстолистна млечка Bulgarian
cagamoix Catalan
cagamuja Catalan
cataprusa Catalan
catapúcia de Montserrat Catalan
herba del frare Catalan
herba vomitòria Catalan
lleteresa Catalan
xù suí zǐ Chinese
续随子 Chinese
unakrsnolisna mlječika Croatian
pryšec skočcový Czech
грахораста млечика Serbian
царевац Serbian
mliečnik lesklý Slovak
pryšec skočcový Slovak
križnolistni mleček Slovene
молочай чиновий Ukrainian