African Plant Database

Ipomoea aquatica Forssk.
Protologue : Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 44 (1775)
Information on the genus : Ipomoea
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
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
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • (2015). Flore du Gabon. Paris 46: 26

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 408
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Record n°8745 modified 2009-09-02
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