EPPO Global Database

Spinacia oleracea(SPQOL)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SPQOL
  • Preferred name: Spinacia oleracea
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Not known in the wild, but believed to have originated in Western Asia. Widely cultivated worldwide as a green vegetable


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Spinacia glabra Miller
Spinacia inermis Mönch
Spinacia spinosa Mönch

Common names
Name Language
spinach English
Gemüsespinat German
Spinat German
épinard French
épinard à épines French
épinard sans épines French
espinaca Spanish
spinacio Italian
spinacio comune Italian
spinazie Dutch
chama-da-floresta Portuguese
espinafre Portuguese
spenat Swedish
шпинат огородный Russian
spinat Danish
spinat Norwegian
pinaatti Finnish
ıspanak Turkish
szpinak warzywny Polish
spenót Hungarian
spinaq Albanian
spanakh Arabic
спанак Bulgarian
bō cài shǔ Chinese
菠菜属 Chinese
špinat  Croatian
špenát setý Czech
palak Hindi
पालक Hindi
시금치 Korean
si geum chi Korean
шпинат Serbian
špenát siaty Slovak
navadna špinača Slovene
шпинат городній Ukrainian