African Plant Database


Ipomoea alba L.
Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 161 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Ipomoea
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Calonyction album (L.) House (1904)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Convolvulus aculeatus L. (1753)
=Calonyction aculeatum (L.) House (1904)
=Ipomoea bona-nox L. (1763)
=Calonyction bona-nox (L.) Bojer (1837)
=Calonyction speciosum Choisy (1834)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual, occ. perennial-Herb, Climber- Length 0.5 - 5 m. Alt: 5 - 700 m. Distribution: EC, KN, MP
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Vine, Liana; Humid, Subhumid; Forest; 0-499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1963). Flora of Tropical East Africa Convolvulaceae: 130
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 8742
 
Record n°8742
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