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 :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 408 (1997).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 55 (1997).
 
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see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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