EPPO Global Database

Proboscidea louisianica(PROLO)

Code created in: 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 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