EPPO Global Database

Rivina humilis(RIVHU)

Code created in: 2000-07-01

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: RIVHU
  • Preferred name: Rivina humilis
  • Authority: Linnaeus


USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, South America (except southern cone). Widely cultivated in tropical countries as an ornamental. Introduced in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina (Thailand, Vietnam), Malesia (Malaya, Sumatra, Java, Philippines), China (including Taiwan), Côte d'Ivoire, Zaïre, Somalia,Tanzania to South Africa, Australia (Queensland, New South Wales)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Rivina humilis var. glabra Linnaeus
Rivina laevis Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
baby pepper English
bloodberry English
cat's blood English
coralberry English (AU)
dogberry English
dog blood English
jumbie basil English
jumbie pepper English
pigeonberry English (US)
rouge plant English
dimwazèl French
herbe au charpentier French
lyann blan French
rivinie French
zèb blan French
achotillo Spanish (HN)
carmín Spanish (CO)
coralito Spanish
corallilo Spanish (NI)
hierba del carpintero Spanish (MX)
erba da legnaioli Italian
bloedbes Dutch
ривина низкая Russian
shù zhū shān hú shǔ Chinese
数珠珊瑚属 Chinese