EPPO Global Database

Aeschynomene indica(AESIN)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

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


Native at least in tropical Africa and Asia, Australia, but in any case 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
paquinha Portuguese
pinheirinho Portuguese
クサネム Japanese
kusanemu Japanese
эшиномене индийская Russian
hé méng Chinese
合萌 Chinese