African Plant Database

Ipomoea alba L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 161 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Ipomoea
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
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 :
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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