EPPO Global Database

Melochia corchorifolia(MEOCO)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-17

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MEOCO
  • Preferred name: Melochia corchorifolia
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

IHimalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China (including Taiwan), Japan, Indochina, Malesia, tropical Africa, Madagascar, New Guinea, Australia. Introduced in Korea, southern USA, Central America

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Melochia concatenata Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
chocolateweed English (US)
redweed English (US)
herbe à balais French
nojiaoi Japanese
ノジアオイ Japanese
mǎ sōng zǐ Chinese
马松子 Chinese
chitrabeej Hindi
chitre beej Hindi