EPPO Global Database

Solanum mauritianum(SOLMR)

Last modification: 2002-07-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SOLMR
  • Preferred name: Solanum mauritianum
  • Authority: Scopoli


Origintating in South America (Brazil to Argentina). Now introduced as a weed in many tropical and subtropical countries, including in particular Mauritius for which it is named

WSSA list of weeds in North America)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Solanum auriculatum Aiton
Solanum tabacifolium Vellozo

Common names
Name Language
flannel weed English
kerosene weed English
tobacco weed English
woolly nightshade English
wollblütiger Nachtschatten German
bois de tabac marron French
bringellier marron French
tabaquillo Spanish
morella delle isole Mauritius Italian
cuvitinga Portuguese
fumeiro Portuguese
fumo-bravo Portuguese
паслён маврикийский Russian
groot bitterappel Afrikaans
luisboom Afrikaans