African Plant Database

Ipomoea mauritiana Jacq.
Protologue : Collectanea [Jacquin] 4: 216 (1790 [1791])
Information on the genus : Ipomoea
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ipomoea digitata auct. sensu A.Meeuse, non L.sensu Baker & Rendle
=Convolvulus paniculatus L. (1753)
=*Ipomoea paniculata (L.) R. Br. (1810) (1810), non Burm.
=Batatas paniculata (L.) Choisy (1834)
=*Ipomoea digitata var. eriosperma auct. sensu (P.Beauv.) Rendle, non L.
=Ipomoea eriosperma P. Beauv. (1810)
=Ipomoea paniculata var. indivisa Hallier f.
=Ipomoea ennealoba P. Beauv. (1810)
=Ipomoea camerunensis Taub. (1891)
=Ipomoea digitata Baker & Rendle (1905)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-ClimberLength 0.5 - 5 m.- Alt: 25 - 120 m. Distribution: KN
Biol./Eco : Liana; Humid, Dry; Forest, Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Mascarenes, Africa, Asia, New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1963). Flora of Tropical East Africa Convolvulaceae: 135-136
  • (2015). Flore du Gabon. Paris 46: 36
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

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: 411
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 55 (1997).
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Record n°8821 modified 2007-04-17
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