EPPO Global Database

Cardiospermum halicacabum(CRIHA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CRIHA
  • Preferred name: Cardiospermum halicacabum
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Western Asia (Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), most of Africa, Madagascar, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America, Australia. Introduced in Mediterranean, Korea, USA. Some authors consider that this species originated in the Americas and spread through most of the tropics in past centuries
WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
balloon vine English (US)
heart pea English
heartseed English (US)
Ballonrebe German
Blasenerbse German
Herzsame German
pois de coeur French
pois de merveille French
alfombrilla Spanish
ballarina Spanish (BO)
bejuco de orinar Spanish
bejuco tronador Spanish
bobo Spanish (CU)
bolsilla Spanish
bombilla Spanish
colochero Spanish (BO)
farolitos Spanish
hierba del chivato Spanish
hierba del golpe Spanish
hierba de los farolitos Spanish
huevo de gato Spanish
rayó Spanish
revienta caballo Spanish
tronador Spanish
cuore delle Indie Italian
dominicani Italian
paternostrinie Italian
vesicaria del cuore Italian
blaaserwt Dutch
balãozinho Portuguese (BR)
balões Portuguese
corriola-dos-balões Portuguese
ballongranka Swedish
ballongranka Swedish
fûsen-kazura Japanese
フウセンカズラ Japanese
кардиоспермум халикакабский Russian
кардиоспермум халикакабум Russian
ballonvin Danish
miłość w obłoku Polish
nasiona serca Polish
winorośl balonowa Polish
fanalets Catalan
fanals Catalan
llanternes Catalan
dǎo dì líng Chinese
倒地铃 Chinese