Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Tropaeolum majus
(common nasturtium)

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Tropaeolum majus (common nasturtium)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Tropaeolum majus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • common nasturtium
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Ornamental
  • Traditional/folklore
  • Vegetable
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Tropaeolum majus

Preferred Common Name

  • common nasturtium

International Common Names

  • Spanish: Capuchina
  • French: grande Capucine

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Grosse Kapuzinerkresse
  • Netherlands: kers, oostindische

EPPO code

  • TOPMA (Tropaeolum majus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Tropaeolales
  •                         Family: Tropaeolaceae
  •                             Genus: Tropaeolum
  •                                 Species: Tropaeolum majus

Uses List

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General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Vegetable

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore