EPPO Global Database

Nasturtium officinale(NAAOF)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: NAAOF
  • Preferred name: Nasturtium officinale
  • Authority: Brown

Notes

Practically all Euromediterranean region, Caucasus, Western Asia, Central Asia, Tchad, Sudan, Ethiopia. Widely cultivated as a salad vegetable. Introduced in Russian Far East, India, Indochina (Vietnam), China (including Taiwan), Korea, most of Africa, North America, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except Brazil)
WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Nasturtium fontanum Ascherson
Nasturtium nasturtium-aquaticum (Linnaeus) Karsten
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum (Linnaeus) Hayek
Sisymbrium nasturtium Thunberg

Common names
Name Language
watercress English
echte Brunnenkresse German
gemeine Brunnenkresse German
cresson de fontaine French
cresson officinal French
balsamita mayor Spanish
berraza Spanish
berrera Spanish
berro Spanish
berro de agua Spanish
berro de fuente Spanish
chijchi Spanish (BO)
mastuerzo acuático Spanish
mastuerzo de agua Spanish
occoruru Spanish (BO)
crescione acquatico Italian
crescione aquatico Italian
crescione d'acqua Italian
crescione di fonte Italian
nasturcio acquatico Italian
nasturcio aquatico Italian
echte waterkers Dutch
witte waterkers Dutch
agrião-da-agua Portuguese
agrião-das-fontes Portuguese
agrião-do-rio Portuguese
agrião-silvestre Portuguese
kälkrasse Swedish
källfräne Swedish
källkrasse Swedish
kureson Japanese
orandafugerashi Japanese
oranda-garashi Japanese
orandagarashi Japanese
オランダガラシ Japanese
オランダフゲラシ Japanese
クレソン Japanese
водяной кресс Russian
жеруха лекарственная Russian
настурция лекарственная Russian
tykskulpet brøndkarse Danish
engelskarse Norwegian
isovesikrassi Finnish
suteresi Turkish
garger hannechalim Hebrew
גַּרְגֵּר הַנְּחָלִים Hebrew
năsturel Polish
rukiew wodna Polish
orvosi vízitorma Hungarian
vízitorma Hungarian
purqarku mjekësor Albanian
shelp Albanian
поточарка Bulgarian
creixen ver Catalan
dòu bàn cài Chinese
豆瓣菜 Chinese
ljekovita potočarka Croatian
potočnice lékařská Czech
ürt-allikkress Estonian
ναστούρτιον φαρμακευτικόν Greek
νεροκάρδαμο Greek
brunnperla Icelandic
selada air Indonesian
semanggi Indonesian
biolar Irish
물냉이 Korean
mul naeng i Korean
paprastasis rėžiukas Lithuanian
năsturel medicinal Romanian
крстовник Serbian
перастолистна поточарка Serbian
potočnica lekárska Slovak
navadna vodna kreša Slovene
настурцiя лiкарська Ukrainian