EPPO Global Database

Trapa natans(TRPNA)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-08-21

Basic information
  • EPPO code: TRPNA
  • Preferred name: Trapa natans
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Euromediterranean region (except north and southeast), Siberia, Central Asia, Russian Far East, Korea, southeast Asia. Introduced into North America and Australia. Cultivated, particularly in China, for its edible fruits. In the past, many different species of Trapa were described, but the current view is to combine most into T. natans. A var. bispinosa is distinguished in Asia

 WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Trapa bicornis Osbeck
Trapa danubialis Dobroczajeva
Trapa flerovii Dobroczajeva
Trapa natans var. quadrispinosa Makino
Trapa quadrispinosa Roxburgh

Common names
Name Language
horn nut English
trapa nut English
water caltrop English
water chestnut English (US)
gehörnte Wassernuß German
Wassernuß German
châtaigne d'eau French
mâcre French
mâcre flottante French
mâcre nageante French
marron d'eau French
noix aquatique French
abrojo acuático Spanish
abrojo aromático Spanish
abrojo de agua Spanish
castaña de agua Spanish
nuez de agua Spanish
tríbulo acuático Spanish
castagna d'acqua Italian
tribolo acquatico Italian
waternoot Dutch
sjönöt Swedish
vattennöt Swedish
водяной орех плавающий Russian
рогульник плавающий Russian
чёртов орех Russian
чилим плавающий Russian
hornnød Danish
vassnøtt Norwegian
vesipähkinä Finnish
sukestanesi Turkish
kotewka orzech wodny Polish
sulyom Hungarian
gështenjë njëse Albanian
kaciron Albanian
воден орех Bulgarian
джулюн Bulgarian
дяволски орех Bulgarian
castanya d'aigua Catalan
ōu líng Chinese
欧菱 Chinese
vodeni orašac Croatian
kotvice plovoucí Czech
τριβόλι του νερόυ Greek
peldošais ezerrieksts Latvian
plūduriuojantis agaras Lithuanian
cornaci Romanian
kotvica plávajúca Slovak
vodni orešek Slovene
водяний горіх дунайський Ukrainian
водяний горіх плаваючий Ukrainian
водяний горіх російський Ukrainian
водяний горіх український Ukrainian