EPPO Global Database

Fallopia japonica(POLCU)

Overview
Last modification: 2003-03-17

Basic information
  • EPPO code: POLCU
  • Preferred name: Fallopia japonica
  • Authority: (Houttuyn) Ronse Decraene

Notes

Native to Japan. Cultivated as an ornamental and widely naturalized. Introduced and invasive in Central Russia. Invasive in UK. Regulated as an invasive species in Poland. Rated as having a high potential for biological control.
DAISIE, WSSA list of weeds in North America



Other scientific names
Name Authority
Polygonum cuspidatum Siebold & Zuccarini
Polygonum reynoutria Makino
Polygonum sieboldii Bailey
Polygonum zuccarinii Small
Reynoutria japonica Houttuyn
Tiniaria japonica (Houttuyn) Hedberg

Common names
Name Language
Asiatic knotweed English
Japanese fleece flower English
Japanese knotweed English
Mexican bamboo English
japanischer Staudenknöterich German
Spießknöterich German
spitzblättriger Knöterich German
zugespitzer Knöterich German
renouée à feuilles en pointe French
renouée du Japon French
reynoutria du Japon French
reynoutria Spanish
poligono del Giappone Italian
Japanse duizendknoop Dutch
parkslide Swedish
イタドリ Japanese
itadori Japanese
горец остроконечный Russian
горец японский Russian
рейнутрия японская Russian
Japansk pileurt Danish
parkslirekne Norwegian
japanintatar Finnish
rdest ostrokończysty Polish
rdestowiec ostrokończysty Polish
Ártéri japánkeserűfű Hungarian
Japánkeserűfű-fajok Hungarian
japánkóró Hungarian
японска рейнутриа Bulgarian
hǔ zhàng Chinese
虎杖 Chinese
křídlatka hrotolistá Czech
křídlatka japonská Czech
krídlatka končistolistá Slovak
pohánkovec japonský Slovak
japonski dresnik Slovene
гірчак гостролистий Ukrainian