EPPO Global Database

Waltheria americana(WALAM)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: WALAM
  • Preferred name: Waltheria americana
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

USA, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone). Introduced in subsaharan Africa, Mascarene islands, Western Asia, Indian peninsula, China (including Taiwan), Indochina

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Waltheria indica Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
Florida waltheria English (US)
Indian waltheria English
basora prieta Spanish (CO)
bretonica macho Spanish (NI)
escobillo blanco Spanish
friega plato Spanish (BO)
hierba del buey Spanish (MX)
hierba de soldato Spanish (HN)
malva blanca Spanish (CU)
malva de anea Spanish
malva lisa Spanish
malva sombra Spanish (PY)
malvavisco de Antillas Spanish (MX)
malva-branca-de-santarem Portuguese (BR)
shé pó zi Chinese
蛇婆子 Chinese