African Plant Database


Ipomoea purpurea (L.) Roth
Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
Protologue : Collect. Bot. (Barcelona) 30: 69 (2011)
Notes : [Tropical America]
Information on the genus : Ipomoea
Basionym : Convolvulus purpureus L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Convolvulus purpureus L. (1762)
 Ipomoea purpurea (L.) Lam. (1791)
 Pharbitis purpurea (L.) Voigt (1845)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ipomoea diversifolia Lindl. (1837)
=Pharbitis diversifolius Lindl.
=Ipomoea gerrardiana Rendle (1901)
=Ipomoea hispida Zuccagni (1806)
=Pharbitis hispida (Zuccagni) Choisy (1833)
=Ipomoea purpurea var. diversifolia (Lindl.) O'Donell (1953)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Climber- Ht 0.5 - 2.5 m. Alt: 650 - 1340 m. Distribution: LES, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Subhumid; Forest, Anthropic; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography other :
  • Bot. Abh. Beobacht. : 27 (1787).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • (1963). Flora of Tropical East Africa Convolvulaceae: 114

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Eur. 3: 82 (1972).
  • Med-Checklist 3: 12 (1986).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 261 (2000).
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 197 (2008). 
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 8850
 
Record n°8850 modified 2012-09-03
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