Sorting Spilanthes names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :



Spilanthes acmella (L.) Dalz. & Gibs.

CHINESE : Jin niu kou.

ENGLISH : Paniculated spot flowers, Para cress, Para cress flower head, Spot flower.


This is now called Blainvillea acmella (L.) Philipson .

Spilanthes ocymifolia (Lam.) A. H. Moore 

SPANISH :   Guapota, Sanguinaria, Sirvulaca, Yerba del perro.

Spilanthes tinctorius  Lour.

SYNONYM(S) :   Spilanthes tinctoria  Lour.

FRENCH :   Spilanthe de Chine, Spilanthe des teinturiers.

Spilanthes urens Jacq.

ENGLISH :  Pigeon-coop.

SPANISH : Desflemadera, Desflematoria.


Porcher Michel H. et al. 1995 - 2020, Sorting Spilanthes Names. Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database - A Work in Progress. Institute for Land & Food Resources. The University of Melbourne. < > (2005).


General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


Duke Jim (Dr.), 2005,  Tico Ethnobotanical Dictionary. Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. < >.

EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < >.

Hanelt Peter et al. , 2001, Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops, Vol. xx. Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (Editors), First English Edition, Springer.

IPK Gatersleben, 2002, Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops. < >.

IPNI, 2003, International Plant Name Index. Online Database. < >.

Jacquat Christiane, 1990, Plants from the Markets of Thailand, Editions Duang Kamol, Bangkok, Thailand.

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Shrestha Keshab (Dr.), 1998, Dictionary of Nepalese Plant Names, Mandala Book Point, Kantipath, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Smitinand Tem, 2001, Thai Plant Names - Revised Edition by The Forest Herbarium - Royal Forest Department. Bangkok. Thailand.

USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (20 February 2004).

Wang Zongxun et al. 1996, A New Latin, Chinese, English Botanical Nomenclature. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany. Aviation Industry Publisher, Beijing.

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).


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