EPPO Global Database

Talinum paniculatum(TALPA)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: TALPA
  • Preferred name: Talinum paniculatum
  • Authority: (Jacquin) Gärtner

Notes

USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone). Introduced in Macaronesia, Central Asia, Bangladesh, China, central and eastern Africa. Used medicinally


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Portulaca paniculata Jacquin
Portulaca patens Linnaeus
Talinum patens (Linnaeus) Willdenow

Common names
Name Language
fameflower English
jewels-of-Opar English
pink baby-breath English (US)
camegorda Spanish (CO)
lechuga de platanera Spanish
puchero Spanish
rama del sapo Spanish
verdolaga cimarrona Spanish (MX)
beldroega-miúda Portuguese
maria-gorda Portuguese (BR)
талинум метельчатый Russian
tǔ rén shēn shǔ Chinese
土人参属 Chinese