EPPO Global Database

Aeschynomene indica(AESIN)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AESIN
  • Preferred name: Aeschynomene indica
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Western Asia (Iran to Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia (Borneo), China (including Taiwan), Japan, Korea, tropical Africa, Madagascar, USA, Mexico, Australia (except Victoria, Tasmania). Introduced throughout the tropics as a fodder plant and widely naturalized as a weed (especially of rice)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
budda pea English (AU)
curly indigo English
hard sola English
Indian joint vetch English (US)
knuckle bear bush English
northern joint vetch English
indische Schampflanze German
nélitte d'Inde French
angiquinho Portuguese
corticeira Portuguese
maricazinho Portuguese
nalabi Portuguese
paquinha Portuguese
pinheirinho Portuguese
kusanemu Japanese
クサネム Japanese
эшиномене индийская Russian
bhath-sola Bengali
hé méng Chinese
合萌 Chinese
자귀풀 Korean
ja gwi pul Korean