EPPO Global Database

Cardiospermum grandiflorum(CRIGR)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CRIGR
  • Preferred name: Cardiospermum grandiflorum
  • Authority: Swartz


Native to Central and South America, but now widely distributed throughout the warmer parts of the world, for example in Madeira.

Invasive in Malta

Common names
Name Language
balloon vine English
grand balloon vine English
heart pea English
heart seed English
showy balloon vine English
cardiosperme merveilleux French
coeur des Indes French
corriola-de-balões Portuguese
кардиоспермум крупноцветковый Russian
blaasklimop Afrikaans
intandela Zulu