EPPO Global Database

Fatoua villosa(FTOVI)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: FTOVI
  • Preferred name: Fatoua villosa
  • Authority: (Thunberg) Nakai


China (southern), Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands), Korea, Indochina, New Guinea, Australia. Introduced in North America. Recently found in France, and potentially invasive in Europe

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
fat weed English (US)
mulberry weed English
watersnake hemp English (US)
kuwa-kusa Japanese
kuwakusa Japanese
クワクサ Japanese
shuǐ shé má Chinese
水蛇麻 Chinese
뽕모시풀 Korean
ppong mo si pul Korean