EPPO Global Database

Xanthium strumarium subsp. brasilicum(XANSB)

Code created in: 2010-07-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: XANSB
  • Preferred name: Xanthium strumarium subsp. brasilicum
  • Authority: (Vellozo) Bolòs & Vigo


Mediterranean, Russia and Caucasus.  Recent opinion places this taxon as a simple synonym of X. strumarium, being part of a complex of hybrids between subspecies strumarium and italicum. The plant was originally named in Brazil, but it is not clear whether it was introduced into Europe and Asia or was simply  a hybrid whose characters coincided with those of the Brazilian plant

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Xanthium brasilicum Vellozo
Xanthium indicum Roxburgh

Common names
Name Language
дурнишник бразильский Russian
yitik pıtrak Turkish
нетреба бразільська Ukrainian