Cardiospermum halicacabum L. var. halicacabum (Sp. Pl. 366. 1753)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Martinique, Saba, St. Barthelemy, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts, St. Martin, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Cayman Island (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Dominican Republic, Haiti, Tortue,], Puerto Rico (native)[ Desecheo,], ], Bahamas (native), North America (native), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native), Old World (native),
Common Names: Balloon vine (Bahamas), Balloon vine (L. Antilles), Bonnet carré (Haiti), Farolito (Cuba), Liane de barettes (L. Antilles), Liane-persil (L. Antilles), Persil bâtard (Haiti), Persil bâtard (L. Antilles), Pois de merveille (Haiti), Pois merveille (Haiti), Revienta caballos (Cuba), Toffe-toffe (Dominican Republic),
Synonyms: Cardiospermum corycodes Kunze (Linnaea 17: 579. 1843.),
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Last edited 24 Apr 12