EPPO Global Database

Maireana brevifolia(MRNBR)

Code created in: 2007-03-19

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MRNBR
  • Preferred name: Maireana brevifolia
  • Authority: (Brown) Wilson


Native to South and Western Australia. Introduced into various countries as a salt-tolerant succulent shrub. Now introduced into and invasive in Islas Canarias (ES)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Kochia brevifolia Brown

Common names
Name Language
cotton bush English (AU)
eastern cotton-bush English (AU)
short-leaf bluebush English (AU)
small-leaf bluebush English (AU)
yanga bush English (AU)
me'irit kitzrat-'alim Hebrew
מְאִירִית קִצְרַת-עָלִים Hebrew