EPPO Global Database

Ipomoea cairica(IPOCA)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: IPOCA
  • Preferred name: Ipomoea cairica
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Sweet

Notes

Southeast Mediterranean, Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, China (including Taiwan), subsaharan Africa, Madagascar. Introduced in Malesia, USA (southern), Mexico, Caribbean, South America (except northern Brazil, southern cone), New Guinea, Australia (except Northern, Victoria, Tasmania), New Zealand 

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ipomoea palmata Forsskål
Ipomoea pulchella Roth

Common names
Name Language
Cairo morning glory English (US)
coast morning glory English (AU)
five-fingered morning glory English
five-leaf morning glory English
mile-a-minute English
railway creeper English
kairoer Trichterwinde German
Kairowinde German
aurora Spanish
gloria-da-manhã-do-cairo Portuguese
legação-das-cabras Portuguese
momijipa-hirugao Japanese
taiwan-asagao Japanese
タイワンアサガオ Japanese
モミジパヒルガオ Japanese
lefufit kappanit Hebrew
לְפוּפִית כַּפָּנִית Hebrew
wǔ zhuǎ jīn lóng Chinese
五爪金龙 Chinese