EPPO Global Database

Mirabilis jalapa(MIBJA)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: MIBJA
  • Preferred name: Mirabilis jalapa
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mexico, Central America. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Euromediterranean region, Indian subcontinent, southeast Asia, most of Africa, USA, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone)

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Mirabilis dichotoma Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
common four-o'clock English (US)
false jalap English
four-o'clock plant English
marvel of Peru English
prairie four-o'clock English (US)
falsche Jalapa German
gemeine Wunderblume German
Vieruhrblume German
Wunderblume German
belle de nuit French
merveille du Pérou French
bella de noche Spanish
buenas tardes Spanish
dengue Spanish (CL)
Don Diego de noche Spanish
falsa jalapa Spanish
maravilla Spanish
maravilla de Indias Spanish
maravilla del Perú Spanish
maravilla de noche Spanish
periquitos Spanish
sampedros Spanish
siciliana Spanish
trompetilla Spanish (CL)
bella di notte comune Italian
maravilla de Indias Italian
nachtschone Dutch
wonderbloem Dutch
boas-noites Portuguese
bonina Portuguese (BR)
jalapa-falsa Portuguese
maravilhas Portuguese
underblomma Swedish
オシロイバナ Japanese
ユウガショウ Japanese
oshiroibana Japanese
yûgesho Japanese
мирабилис слабительная Russian
мирабилис ялапа Russian
ночная красавица Russian
vidunderblomst Danish
mirakelblom Norwegian
ihmekukka Finnish
akşamsefası Turkish
nagy csodatölcsér Hungarian
lulembrëmje Albanian
вечерница Bulgarian
flor de nit Catalan
zǐ mò lì Chinese
紫茉莉 Chinese
noćurak  Croatian
nocenka zahradní Czech
nocovka jalapovitá Slovak
мірабіліс ялапа Ukrainian