African Plant Database

Ipomoea nil (L.) Roth
Protologue : Catal. Bot. 1: 36 (1797)
Information on the genus : Ipomoea
Basionym : Convolvulus nil L.
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Convolvulus nil L. (1762)
 Pharbitis nil (L.) Choisy (1833)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ipomoea hederacea auct.
=Ipomoea githaginea A. Rich. (1850)
=Ipomoea nil var. inaequalis (Beck) Cufod.
=Ipomoea githaginea var. inaequalis Beck
=Ipomoea scabra Forssk. (1775)
=Ipomoea hederacea Baker & Rendle (1905)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Climber- Length 0.5 - 2 m. Alt: 1000 - 1525 m. Distribution: NC
Biol./Eco : Herb; Subhumid, Dry; uncertain; 0-499 m, 500-999 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1963). Flora of Tropical East Africa Convolvulaceae: 113-114
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:193 (2012)
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 318
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 692
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Record n°8824 modified 2009-06-17
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