African Plant Database

Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R. Br.
Protologue : Narr. Exped. Zaire 477 (1816)
Information on the genus : Ipomoea
Basionym : Convolvulus pres-caprae L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R. Br. subsp. pes-caprae (1816)
 Convolvulus pes-caprae L. (1753)
 Convolvulus pres-caprae L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ipomoea biloba Forssk. (1775)
=Ipomoea pes-caprae f. arenaria Dammer
Taxon infra-specific
Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis (L.) Ooststr. (1940)
Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R. Br. subsp. pes-caprae (1816)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; Forest, Dunes, Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Comoros, Africa, Asia, New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 3: 12 (1986).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 257 (2000).
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Record n°140048 modified 2010-05-27
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