EPPO Global Database

Hemistepta lyrata(SAUCA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SAUCA
  • Preferred name: Hemistepta lyrata
  • Authority: (von Bunge) von Bunge


China, India, Japan, Korea, Australia. A weed of cultivated land, which finds a use as a vegetable and medicinal plant

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cirsium lyratum von Bunge
Hemistepta carthamoides Kuntze
Saussurea affinis Sprengel
Saussurea carthamoides de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
safflorartige Alpenscharte German
kitsune-azami Japanese
キツネアザミ Japanese
ní hú cài Chinese
泥胡菜 Chinese
지칭개 Korean
ji ching gae Korean