EPPO Global Database

Vigna vexillata(VIGVE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: VIGVE
  • Preferred name: Vigna vexillata
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Richard


Western Asia (Yemen, Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Indochina, Japan, Korea, subsaharan Africa, Madagascar, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (from Colombia to Bolivia and eastern Brazil), Australia (Western, Northern, Queensland, New South Wales). Introduced in New Guinea

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Phaseolus vexillatus Linnaeus
Vigna capensis Walpers
Vigna hirta Hooker

Common names
Name Language
wild cowpea English
wild sweetpea English
bejuco marrullero Spanish (CU)
caracolillo de cerca Spanish
choncho Spanish
chorreque Spanish
frijol marrullero Spanish