EPPO Global Database

Ipomoea fastigiata(IPOFA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: IPOFA
  • Preferred name: Ipomoea fastigiata
  • Authority: (Römer & Schultes) Sweet


Mexico, Central America, Guyanas to Colombia and to Bolivia, Brazil. Introduced in India, Bangladesh, Indochina (Vietnam), Guinée, Cameroon, New Guinea, Australia (New South Wales)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ipomoea edulis Makino
Ipomoea tiliacea (Willdenow) Choisy

Common names
Name Language
wild potato English
liane doux French
patate marron French
aguinaldo Spanish (CU)
bejuco de puerco Spanish
churristates Spanish
marrullero Spanish (CU)
trompillo Spanish (HN)