EPPO Global Database

Stevia rebaudiana(SVARE)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SVARE
  • Preferred name: Stevia rebaudiana
  • Authority: (Bertoni) Hemsley

Notes

Southern Brazil, Paraguay. Cultivated for its leaves containing a sweetener (sugar substitute). Introduced in Bangladesh


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Eupatorium rebaudianum Bertoni

Common names
Name Language
candyleaf English
sugarleaf English
sweetleaf English
chanvre d'eau French
plante à sucre French
stévia Portuguese