EPPO Global Database

Ipomoea alba(CLYAC)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CLYAC
  • Preferred name: Ipomoea alba
  • Authority: Linnaeus


South America. Cultivated as an ornamental climber throughout the tropics

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Calonyction aculeatum (Linnaeus) House
Calonyction album (Linnaeus) House
Calonyction bona-nox (Linnaeus) Bojer
Calonyction speciosum Choisy
Convolvulus aculeatus Linnaeus
Ipomoea bona-nox Linnaeus
Ipomoea noctiflora Griffith

Common names
Name Language
moonflower English (AU)
white-flowered morning glory English
Gute-Nachtblume German
stachelige Mondwinde German
bejuco de color blanco Spanish
bejuco de vaca Spanish
corneta Spanish (BO)
flor de la luna Spanish
gloria de la mañana Spanish
fior di notte Italian
ipomea spinosa Italian
dama-da-noite Portuguese (BR)
ユウガオ Japanese
ヨルガオ Japanese
ヤカイソウ Japanese
yakaisô Japanese
yorugao Japanese
yûgao Japanese
ипомея белая Russian
лунный цветок Russian
луноцвет мелкошиповатый Russian
yue guang hua Chinese
月光花 Chinese