EPPO Global Database

Isatis tinctoria(ISATI)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-08-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ISATI
  • Preferred name: Isatis tinctoria
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Originally western Asia. Widely cultivated as a dye-plant since ancient  times, till its replacement by indigo and synthetic dyes. The plant has remained widespread in practically all Europe, Mediterranean (except southeast), Canary Islands

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Isatis campestris de Candolle
Isatis canescens de Candolle
Isatis tinctoria subsp. canescens (de Candolle) Malagarriga
Isatis tinctoria subsp. tinctoria Linnaeus
Isatis villarsii Gaudin

Common names
Name Language
dyer's woad English
wade English
woad English
deutscher Indigo German
deutscher Issadig German
Färberwaid German
Färberwalt German
Waid German
Walt German
guède French
herbe de Saint Philippe French
pastel French
pastel blanchâtre French
pastel des teinturiers French
varède French
glasto Spanish (CO)
gualda Spanish
hierba de los tintoreros Spanish
hierba de San Felipe Spanish (CO)
hierba pastel Spanish
isátide Spanish
noiglo Spanish (CO)
glasto comune Italian
guado Italian
pastello Italian
veverswede Dutch
wede Dutch
wevers wede Dutch
glasto Portuguese
pastel-dos-tintureiros Portuguese
vejde Swedish
вайда красильная Russian
farve-vajd Danish
vaid Norwegian
morsinko Finnish
värimorsinko Finnish
çivitotu Turkish
urzeł barwierski Polish
urzet barwierski Polish
festő csülleng Hungarian
isatisi ngjyrues Albanian
izatis Albanian
багрилна сърпица Bulgarian
pastell Catalan
sōng lán Chinese
菘蓝 Chinese
bojadisarski vrbovnik Croatian
sivkasti vrbovnik Croatian
boryt barvířský Czech
harilik sinerõigas Estonian
ίσατις βαφική Greek
litunarlukka Icelandic
krasu mele Latvian
dažinė mėlžolė Lithuanian
drobușor Romanian
обични сач Serbian
сач Serbian
сињ Serbian
сињи врбовник Serbian
boryt farbiarsky Slovak
farbovník obyčajný Slovak
вайда віллярсова Ukrainian
вайда польова Ukrainian
вайда фарбувальна Ukrainian