EPPO Global Database

Pachyrhizus erosus(PACER)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-11-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PACER
  • Preferred name: Pachyrhizus erosus
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Urban

Notes

Mexico, Central America. Introduced in Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan),Cameroon, Tanzania, Madagascar, USA (Florida), Caribbean, South America (northern), New Guinea, Australia


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Pachyrhizus angulatus de Candolle
Pachyrhizus bulbosus (Linnaeus) Kurz

Common names
Name Language
Mexican yam bean English
turnip bean English
mexikanische Yamsbohne German
dolique bulbeux French
pois patate French
achipa Spanish (BO)
frijol chuncho Spanish (BO)
jicama Spanish (MX)
judía batata Spanish
fagiolo patata Italian
bangkoewang Dutch
feijoeira-inhame Portuguese
jicama Portuguese
dòu shǔ Chinese
豆薯 Chinese