EPPO Global Database

Solanum aculeatissimum(SOLAC)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SOLAC
  • Preferred name: Solanum aculeatissimum
  • Authority: Jacquin


Paraguay, eastern Brazil. A weed of tropical countries. Introduced in Himalayas, India, Indochina (Myanmar, Laos), Malesia (Java), China (including Taiwan, Tibet), Japan, most of Africa, USA

Common names
Name Language
cockroach berry English
devil's apple English (AU)
Dutch eggplant English
Indian love English
Indian nightshade English
soda-apple nightshade English (US)
pomme d'amour French
arrebenta-boi Portuguese (BR)
gogoia Portuguese (BR)
joati Portuguese (BR)
jurubeba Portuguese
unisca Portuguese
kinginnasubii Japanese
nishikiharinasubi Japanese
キンギンナスビ Japanese
ニシキハリナスビ Japanese
kā xī jiā Chinese
喀西茄 Chinese