EPPO Global Database

Ipomoea aquatica(IPOAQ)

Overview
Last modification: 2001-03-10

Basic information
  • EPPO code: IPOAQ
  • Preferred name: Ipomoea aquatica
  • Authority: Forsskål

Notes

Indian subcontinent, China, Indochina, Malesia, New Guinea, Australia.  Cultivated as a vegetable, particularly in eastern Asia. Introduced in Western Asia, Central America, Caribbean, South America

WSSA list of weeds in North America (but not listed there in other sources)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ipomoea clappertoni Brown
Ipomoea repens Roth
Ipomoea reptans (Linnaeus) Poiret

Common names
Name Language
potato vine English (AU)
swamp cabbage English
swamp morning glory English (US)
water spinach English
water sweet potato English
Sumpftrichterwinde German
liseron d'eau French
patate aquatique French
batatilla acuatica Spanish
batatilla de puerco Spanish
camotillo Spanish (BO)
espinaca de agua Spanish
ヨウサイ Japanese
yôsai Japanese
weng cai Chinese
蕹菜 Chinese