EPPO Global Database

Rotala indica(ROTIN)

Code created in: 2004-04-01

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ROTIN
  • Preferred name: Rotala indica
  • Authority: (Willdenow) Köhne


Western Asia, Central Asia, Himalayas, India to Indochina, China (including Taiwan), Malesia, Japan, Korea. Cultivated as an aquarium plant. Introduced in some Mediterranean and African countries

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ammannia peploides Sprengel
Rotala indica var. uliginosa (Miquel) Köhne

Common names
Name Language
Indian toothcup English (US)
rotala Italian
rotala comune Italian
kikashigusa Japanese
キカシグサ Japanese
ротала индийская Russian
jié jié cài Chinese
节节菜 Chinese
마디꽃 Korean
ma di kkot Korean