African Plant Database


Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet var. cairica
Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
Protologue : Hort. Brit. (Sweet) 287 (1827)
Information on the genus : Ipomoea
Basionym : Convolvulus cairicus L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Convolvulus cairicus L. (1759)
 Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet (1826)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ipomoea palmata Forssk. (1775)
=Convolvulus tuberculatus Desr. (1792)
=*Ipomoea tuberculata (Desr.) Roem. & Schult. (1819)
=Ipomoea mendesii Welw. (1859)
=Ipomoea pulchella Roth ex Roem. & Schult. (1821)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Climber- Length 0.5 - 2 m. Alt: 5 - 975 m. Distribution: BOT, EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1963). Flora of Tropical East Africa Convolvulaceae: 125-126
  • (2015). Flore du Gabon. 46: 32

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
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 55 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 8762
 
Record n°8762
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