EPPO Global Database

Ipomoea nil(IPONI)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: IPONI
  • Preferred name: Ipomoea nil
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Roth


Mexico, Central America, South America. A weed in many tropical areas. Introduced in Western Asia, Indian subcontinent, China, Japan (Ryukyu Islands), Korea, Indochina, Malesia. Introduced in most of Africa, Madagascar, USA, New Guinea, Australia

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Convolvulus nil Linnaeus
Ipomoea hederacea Broun & Massey
Ipomoea longicuspis Meisner
Ipomoea triloba Thunberg
Pharbitis nil (Linnaeus) Choisy

Common names
Name Language
Japanese morning glory English
morning glory English
japanische Prunkwinde German
aguinaldo azul claro Spanish (CU)
batatilla planta glabra Spanish (CO)
bejuco terciopelo Spanish (CU)
campainha-azul Portuguese (BR)
asagao Japanese
アサガオ Japanese
qiān niú Chinese
牵牛 Chinese
나팔꽃 Korean
na pal kkot Korean