EPPO Global Database

Maranta arundinacea(MARAR)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-17

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MARAR
  • Preferred name: Maranta arundinacea
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America. Introduced in Indian peninsula, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China, southeast Asia, USA (Florida)


Common names
Name Language
common arrowroot English
gemeine Pfeilwurz German
herbe aux flèches French
marante arundinacée French
arraruta Spanish
arraruz Spanish
camotillo Spanish
curcuma Spanish (MX)
maranta Spanish
maranta Italian
zhú yù Chinese
竹芋 Chinese
araarot Hindi
shishumool Hindi
अरारोट Hindi
शिशुमूल Hindi