EPPO Global Database

Kalmia latifolia(KAMLA)

Code created in: 2002-02-19

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: KAMLA
  • Preferred name: Kalmia latifolia
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Eastern USA and Canada. State flower of Connecticut and  Pennsylvania (USA). Cultivated as an ornamental in Europe, Japan and elsewhere

Common names
Name Language
calico bush English
mountain laurel English (US)
spoonwood English
breitblättriger Berglorbeer German
kalmie à larges feuilles French
laurier de montagne French
calmia a foglie larghe Italian
lauro di montagna Italian
breedbladige lepelboom Dutch
amerika-shakunage Japanese
hanagasa-shakunage Japanese
karumya Japanese
アメリカシャクナゲ Japanese
カルミァ Japanese
ハナガサシャクナゲ Japanese
kalmia szerokolistna Polish