EPPO Global Database

Solanum melongena(SOLME)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-23

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SOLME
  • Preferred name: Solanum melongena
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Origin in China and Myanmar. Cultivated as a vegetable there and in the Indian subcontinent and the Mediterranean,  and finally practically worldwide


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Solanum melongena var. esculentum (Dunal) Nees
Solanum melongena var. inerme (de Candolle) Hiern
Solanum melongena var. melongena Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
aubergine English
eggplant English
Aubergine German
Eierfrucht German
Eierpflanze German
aubergine French
berengena Spanish
berenjena Spanish
maranziana Italian
melanzana Italian
mulignana Italian
petrociana Italian
aubergine Dutch
eierplant Dutch
berenjena Portuguese
beringela Portuguese
äggplanta Swedish
aubergin Swedish
ナス Japanese
nasu Japanese
баклажан Russian
бклажан обыкновенный Russian
демьянка Russian
паслён баклажан Russian
синенькие Russian
aubergine Danish
munakoiso Finnish
patlıcan Turkish
psianka podłużna Polish
padlizsán Hungarian
tojásgyümölcs Hungarian
solane Albanian
патладжан Bulgarian
albergínia Catalan
qié Chinese
Chinese
patlidžan Croatian
baklažán Czech
lilek vejcoplodý Czech
patlažán Czech
baklažaan Estonian
μελιτζάνα Greek
baigan Hindi
बैगन Hindi
sēklas Latvian
baklažanas Lithuanian
vînăta Romanian
модри патлиџан Serbian
плави патлиџан Serbian
baklažán vajcoplodý Slovak
jajčevec Slovene
melancana Slovene
biringani Swahili
баклажан синій Ukrainian