EPPO Global Database

Hedera hibernica(HEEHI)

Code created in: 2003-03-18

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: HEEHI
  • Preferred name: Hedera hibernica
  • Authority: (Kirchner) Bean


Atlantic Europe (from Portugal and Spain to Britain and Ireland). The separation of this species from H. helix has only been accepted recently. Though some specific common names have been given,  no such names exist in most languages and the name for H. helix still applies in practice.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Hedera helix subsp. hibernica (Kirchner) McClintock

Common names
Name Language
Atlantic ivy English
lierre d'Irlande French
hiedra Spanish
hiedra de Irlanda Spanish
hiedra irlandesa Spanish
aradeira Portuguese
hédera Portuguese
hedra Portuguese
hera Portuguese
hera-atlântica Portuguese
hera-comum Portuguese
heradeira Portuguese
hera-dos-muros Portuguese
hera-matizada Portuguese
hereira Portuguese
storbladig murgröna Swedish
Irsk vedbend Danish
storbladet vedbend Danish
irlandsbergflette Norwegian
irlanninmuratti Finnish