EPPO Global Database

Tephrosia vogelii(TEPVO)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: TEPVO
  • Preferred name: Tephrosia vogelii
  • Authority: Hooker


Most of tropical Africa. Used as a pest repellent. Introduced in India, China, Malesia, Madagascar, South America (Peru to Brazil), New Guinea, Australia

Common names
Name Language
fish-bean English
fish-poison-bean English
Vogel's tephrosia English
grain de poisson French
haricot poisson-poison French
tephrosia de Vogel French
barbasco guineano Spanish
tefrósia Portuguese