EPPO Global Database

Tithonia diversifolia(TITDI)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: TITDI
  • Preferred name: Tithonia diversifolia
  • Authority: (Hemsley) A. Gray


Mexico, Central America. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Western Asia (Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Indochina (except Cambodia), Malesia (Malaya, Java, Philippines), China (including Taiwan), Africa (Nigeria to Ethiopia, to Angola and Mozambique), USA (Texas, Florida), Caribbean (Cuba, Hispaniola), Venezuela to Ecuador, New Guinea, Australia (Queensland, New South Wales)

Common names
Name Language
Mexican bush-daisy English
Mexican sunflower English (AU)
shrub sunflower English
tree marigold English (US)
verschiedenblättrige Fackelblume German
guasmara Spanish (HN)
jalacate Spanish (HN)
mirasol Spanish
falso-girassol Portuguese