EPPO Global Database

Araujia sericifera(AJASE)

Last modification: 2004-05-01

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AJASE
  • Preferred name: Araujia sericifera
  • Authority: Brotero


Argentina, Brazil, Peru. Cultivated as an ornamental and established in western Mediterranean countries, Macaronesia, and elsewhere. Invasive in Corsica
WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Araujia hortorum Fournier

Common names
Name Language
miraguà de jardí Catalan
Folterpflanze German
arejishi English (AU)
bladder flower English (US)
bladder vine English
cruel plant English
moth vine English (AU)
poor man's stephanotis English
white bladder flower English
white moth plant English (AU)
arauja Spanish
planta cruel Spanish
araujia porte-soie French
plante cruelle French
árvore-de-seda Portuguese
paina-de-seda Portuguese (BR)
sumaúma Portuguese
арауджия Russian
араужия шелковистая Russian
fjärilsgömmesläkt Swedish