EPPO Global Database

Clitoria ternatea(CXCTE)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-10-14

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CXCTE
  • Preferred name: Clitoria ternatea
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Western Asia,  China, Indochina, Malesia, most of Africa, Macaronesia (Cabo Verde). Introduced in India to Indochina, Malesia, Madagascar, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northern), New Guinea, Australia 


Common names
Name Language
blue butterfly pea English
blue clitoria English
blue pea English
butterfly pea English (AU)
cordofan pea English (AU)
blaue Schmetterlingswicke German
Schmetterlingserbse German
clitore de ternate French
pois bleu French
pois savane French
azulejo Spanish
bejuco de conchitas Spanish
campanilla Spanish (AR)
chorreque azul Spanish (MX)
conchita de mar Spanish (MX)
conchitas Spanish
papito Spanish
zapatillo de la reina Spanish (MX)
zapotico de la reina Spanish
fagiolo indiano Italian
fior celeste Italian