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Ipomoea aquatica Forssk.
Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 44 (1775)
Information on the genus : Ipomoea
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Convolvulus repens Vahl
=Ipomoea natans Dinter & Suess. (1952)
=Ipomoea reptans auct. sensu Roem. & Schult.sensu Roem & Schult. et auct. mult., non Convolvulus reptans L.
=Ipomoea sagittaefolia Hochr. (1768)
=Ipomoea clappertonii R. Br. (1826)
=Ipomoea reptans Poir. (1814)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial, occ. annual-HerbLength 0.3 - 3 m.- Alt: 5 - 1050 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Dry, Subarid; Freshwater Wetland; 0-499 m; distribution: Africa. Asia, Australasia/Pacific, New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1963). Flora of Tropical East Africa Convolvulaceae: 120-121
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:190 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • (2015). Flore du Gabon. 46: 26
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 408 (1997).
 
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Record n°8745 modified 2009-09-02
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