EPPO Global Database

Ruta chalepensis(RUACH)

Code created in: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: RUACH
  • Preferred name: Ruta chalepensis
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Mediterranean, Middle East, eastern Africa, Macaronesia. Widely cultivated as a herb, so that the natural range of the species is obscured. .Introduced into and naturalized in USA, Mexico and other countries of Central and South America 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ruta bracteosa de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
African rue English
fringed rue English
Aleppo-Raute German
rue à bractées French
rue à grandes bractées French
rue d'Alep French
rue d'Algérie French
abrua Spanish
hierba piojera Spanish
rua Spanish
ruda Spanish
ruda Spanish
ruda antillana Spanish (MX)
ruda fina Spanish
ruda menor Spanish
ruda tropical Spanish (MX)
ruta d'Aleppo Italian
arruda Portuguese
arruda-dos-calcários Portuguese
arruda-dos-jardins Portuguese
arruda-fétida Portuguese
arrudão Portuguese
erva-da-graça Portuguese
erva-da-inveja Portuguese
erva-das-bruxas Portuguese
рута зимняя Russian
рута халебская Russian
kokar sedefotu Turkish
peigam matzui Hebrew
פֵּיגָם מָצוּי Hebrew
rutë Albanian
bortusaia Basque
boskoitza Basque
erruda Basque
mostkatxa Basque
ruda Catalan
ruda bracteosa Catalan
ruda de bosc Catalan
jezičac  Croatian
routa vonná Czech
απήγανος Greek
ρούτα χαλέπια Greek