EPPO Global Database

Crinum asiaticum(KRMAS)

Code created in: 2002-07-23

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: KRMAS
  • Preferred name: Crinum asiaticum
  • Authority: Linnaeus


India to Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), Japan.  Cultivated as an ornamental and also used in traditional medicine. Subsp. japonicum (q.v.) occurs only in Japan and Korea

Common names
Name Language
crinum lily English
giant crinum English
poison bulb English
poison lily English
spider lily English
swamp lily English
weiße Hakenlilie German
crino Portuguese
lírio-do-Cabo Portuguese
hamayū Japanese
ハマユウ Japanese
wén shū lán Chinese
文殊兰 Chinese
bakong Indonesian