EPPO Global Database

Tolmiea menziesii(TOMME)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: TOMME
  • Preferred name: Tolmiea menziesii
  • Authority: (Pursh) Torrey & A. Gray


North America (western). Cultivated as a curious ornamental houseplant (it produces plantlets at the junction of the leaf with the petiole). Naturalized in Britain  

Common names
Name Language
pick-a-back plant English
piggy-back plant English (GB)
pigîbâkkupurantsu Japanese
ピギーパックプランツ Japanese
толмия Мензиса Russian
толмия Менциза Russian