EPPO Global Database

Leucas martinicensis(LEVMA)

Code created in: 2002-02-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: LEVMA
  • Preferred name: Leucas martinicensis
  • Authority: (Jacquin) Aiton


Indian subcontinent, China, southeast Asia, Africa (except Mediterranean), Madagascar. Introduced in Central America, Caribbean, Brazil, Australia. Despite its name (referring to Martinique in the Caribbean), this species has an old-world origin, probably ancient

Common names
Name Language
bobbinweed English
nouveau chandelier French
zèb bouton French
cordão-de-frade Portuguese (BR)