EPPO Global Database

Talinum fruticosum(TALFR)

Code created in: 2019-03-05

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: TALFR
  • Preferred name: Talinum fruticosum
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Jussieu


USA (Florida), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone). Introduced in India, Sri Lanka, Indochina (Cambodia, Vietnam), Malesia (Java), Sénégal to Cameroon, Centrafrique and Sudan, Gabon to Zaïre

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Talinum crassifolium Willdenow
Talinum triangulare (Jacquin) Willdenow

Common names
Name Language
Ceylon spinach English
coral flower English
pink purslane English
waterleaf English
pourpier grand bois French
espinaca de Filipinos Spanish
verdolaga blanca Spanish
verdolaga de Castilla Spanish (CO)
verdolaga de playa Spanish (CO)
verdolaga francesa Spanish
verdolaguilla Spanish
Surinaamse postelein Dutch
cairu Portuguese (BR)
hazeran Japanese
ハゼラン Japanese