EPPO Global Database

Sesbania grandiflora(SEBGR)

Code created in: 2001-11-12

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SEBGR
  • Preferred name: Sesbania grandiflora
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Persoon


Malesia, New Guinea. Young leaves and shoots used as a vegetable, and medicinally. Introduced in Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, China (including Taiwan), tropical Africa, USA (Florida), Caribbean, Australia

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Agati grandiflora Desvaux

Common names
Name Language
agati sesbania English
baby booties English
humming bird tree English
scarlet wistaria English
vegetable hummingbird English
Turibaum German
fagotier French
choreque grande Spanish (MX)
gallito Spanish (BO)
pico de flamenco Spanish (HN)
sesbania Italian
dà huā tián jīng Chinese
大花田菁 Chinese
geti Indonesian
turi Indonesian