EPPO Global Database

Pontederia vaginalis(MOOVA)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-03-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MOOVA
  • Preferred name: Pontederia vaginalis
  • Authority: Burman

Notes

Western Asia, Himalayas, India to Indochina, China (including Taiwan), Japan, Korea, Malesia, New Guinea, Australia. Used as a vegetable, and also medicinally. Introduced in USA (California)

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Monochoria ovata Kunth
Monochoria vaginalis (Burman) Kunth
Monochoria vaginalis var. pauciflora (Blume) Merrill

Common names
Name Language
heartshape false pickerelweed English (US)
monochoria English
oval-leaf pondweed English
monocoria Spanish
ko-nagi Japanese
コナギ Japanese
монохория влагалищная Russian
yā shé cǎo Chinese
鸭舌草 Chinese
keladi agas Indonesian
rumput kelawar Indonesian
물달개비 Korean
mul talk gae bi Korean