EPPO Global Database

Thalia geniculata(THAGE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: THAGE
  • Preferred name: Thalia geniculata
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Sénégal to Sudan, Cameroon to Zaïre, Angola and Zimbabwe, USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except west coast and southern cone)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Maranta geniculata Lamarck
Thalia welwitschii Ridley

Common names
Name Language
bent alligator flag English
maranta English
bocachica Spanish
platanillo del rio Spanish
agouti-guepe Portuguese (BR)
arumarana Portuguese (BR)
caete Portuguese (BR)
paquivir Portuguese (BR)
talia Portuguese (BR)