African Plant Database

Ipomoea obscura (L.) Ker Gawl. var. obscura
Protologue : The Botanical Register 3 (1817)
Information on the genus : Ipomoea
Basionym : Convolvulus obscurus L.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Convolvulus obscurus L. (1762)
 Ipomoea obscura (L.) Ker Gawl. (1817)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ipomoea obscura var. fragilis (Choisy) A. Meeuse
=Ipomoea fragilis Choisy (1845)
=Merremia geophiloides A. Chev. (1933)
=Ipomoea demissa Hallier f. (1894)
=Ipomoea obscura var. demissa (Hallier f.) Verdc. (1978)
=Ipomoea longipes Engl. (1889)
=Calonyction acanthocarpum Choisy
=Ipomoea acanthocarpa (Choisy) Asch. & Schweinf. (1845)
=Ipomoea fragilis var. hispida Hallier f.
=Ipomoea fragilis var. pubescens Hallier f.
=Ipomoea inconspicua Baker (1894)
=Ipomoea luteola R. Br. (1810)
=Ipomoea obscura var. abyssinica Hallier f.
=Ipomoea obscura var. indica Hallier f.
=Ipomoea sudanica A. Chev. (1933)
=Ipomoea tenuis E. Mey.
=Ipomoea acutiflora A. Rich. (1850)
=Ipomoea saltiana Rendle (1894)
=Ipomoea dubia Cout. (1915)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-HerbLength 0.5 - 3 m.- Alt: 120 - 1830 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1963). Flora of Tropical East Africa Convolvulaceae: 116

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 411 (1997).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°8827 modified 2007-04-17
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