EPPO Global Database

Cardiospermum halicacabum(CRIHA)

Distribution details in Guatemala

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, no details
There is a lot of uncertainty about the native range of Cardiospermum halicacabum.

Gildenhuys et al (2013) consider the species to be native to Guatemala.
* Dempsey MA (2011) Anatomical and morphological responses of Cardiospermum halicacabum l. (balloon vine), to four levels of water availability. MSc Dissertation University of North Texas

* Gildenhuys E, Ellis AG, Carroll SP, Le Roux JJ (2013) The ecology, biogeography, history and future of two
globally important weeds: Cardiospermum halicacabum Linn. and C. grandiflorum Sw. NeoBiota 19: 45–65. doi: 10.3897/neobiota.19.5279
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Honduras Present, no details view...
Mexico Present, no details view...