EPPO Global Database

Ipomoea aquatica(IPOAQ)

Overview
Last modification: 2001-03-10

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

Notes

Tropics generally (origin not exactly known). Cultivated as a vegetable, particularly in eastern Asia. Naturalized in North America


WSSA list of weeds in North America


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

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