EPPO Global Database

Argyreia nervosa(AGJNE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AGJNE
  • Preferred name: Argyreia nervosa
  • Authority: (N.L. Burman) Bojer


Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina (Myanmar). Cultivated as an ornamental climber. Introduced in Western Asia (Pakistan), Indochina (Thailand), Malesia (Sumatra, Java), central Africa (Nigeria to Sudan and Zaïre), Madagascar, USA (Florida), Central America, Caribbean, South America (Venezuela), Australia (Queensland)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Argyreia speciosa (Linnaeus) Sweet

Common names
Name Language
baby wood rose English
elephant climber English
elephant creeper English
elephant ear vine English
Hawaiian baby woodrose English
silver morning glory English
woolly morning glory English
Elefantenwinde German
Holzrose German
liane d'argent French