EPPO Global Database

Apios fortunei(APOFO)

Code created in: 2014-12-23

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: APOFO
  • Preferred name: Apios fortunei
  • Authority: Maximowicz


China, Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu). The plant forms starchy root tubers, which can be harvested in the wild and used to make a fermented beverage

Common names
Name Language
hodo-imo Japanese
ホドイモ Japanese
tǔ luán ér Chinese
土圞儿 Chinese