African Plant Database

Convolvulus sagittatus Thunb.
Protologue : Prodr. Pl. Cap. 1: 35 (1794) 
Information on the genus : Convolvulus
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Convolvulus sagittatus Thunb. subsp. sagittatus
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Convolvulus angolensis Baker (1894)
=Convolvulus sagittatus var. hirtellus (Hallier f.) A. Meeuse
=Convolvulus hirtellus Hallier f. (1898)
=Ipomoea huillensis Baker (1894)
=Convolvulus huillensis (Baker) Rendle (1905)
=Convolvulus phyllosepalus Hallier f.
=Convolvulus sagittatus var. phyllosepalus (Hallier f.) A. Meeuse
=Convolvulus sagittatus var. subcordata (Hallier f.) Baker
=*Convolvulus sagittatus subvar. subcordata Hallier f. (1898)
=Convolvulus sagittatus var. graminifolius (Hallier f.) Baker & C. H. Wright ex A. Meeuse
=Convolvulus sagittatus subvar. graminifolia Hallier f.
=Convolvulus sagittatus var. latifolius C. H. Wright
=Convolvulus sagittatus var. phyllosepalus Hallier f.
=Convolvulus hallierianus Schulze-Menz (1939)
=Convolvulus steudneri Engl. (1892)
=Convolvulus sagittatus subvar. australis Hallier f. (1898)
=Convolvulus sagittatus var. grandiflorus Hallier f. (1898)
=Convolvulus sagittatus var. parviflorus Hallier f. (1898)
Taxon infra-specific
Convolvulus sagittatus Thunb. subsp. sagittatus
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Length 0.3 - 2 m. Alt: 155 - 2045 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1987). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 8[1]: 27

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 6[4]: 681 (1957).
  • Bothalia 26[1&2]: 46-50 (1996).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 2: 758 (1963).
  • Med-Checklist 3: 7 (1986).
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Record n°8579 modified 2008-08-14
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