EPPO Global Database

Proboscidea louisianica(PROLO)

Last modification: 2002-02-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PROLO
  • Preferred name: Proboscidea louisianica
  • Authority: (Miller) Thellung


Southwestern USA, Mexico. Naturalized in a few Mediterranean countries, Russia and southeastern USA

WSSA list of weeds in North America 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Martynia louisianica Miller
Martynia proboscidea Gloxin
Proboscidea jussieui Medikus
Proboscidea jussieui Keller
Proboscidea louisiana (Miller) Wooton & Standley

Common names
Name Language
common devil's claw English
common unicorn plant English
devil's claw English (US)
ram's horn English
unicorn plant English (US)
Louisiana-Gemshorn German
corne de bélier French
pájaro Spanish
trompa de elefante Spanish
gemzehoorn Dutch
garras-do-diabo Portuguese
пробосцидея луизанская Russian
пробосцидея луїзіанська Ukrainian