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Ipomoea indica (Burm.) Merr.
Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
Protologue : Interpr. Rumph. Herb. Amboin. 445 445 (1917)
Information on the genus : Ipomoea
Basionym : Convolvulus indicus Burm.
 
 
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 indicus Burm. (1755)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ipomoea indica var. acuminata (Vahl) Fosberg
=*Convolvulus acuminatus Vahl (1794)
=Ipomoea congesta R. Br. (1810)
=Ipomoea purpurea Baker & C. H. Wright
=*Ipomoea acuminata (Vahl) Roem. & Schult. (1819)
=Ipomoea cathartica Poir. (1816)
=Pharbitis insularis Choisy
=Ipomoea insularis (Choisy) Steud. (1840)
=Ipomoea leari Knight ex Paxton (1839)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual, occ. perennial-Herb, Climber- Length 0.5 - 3 m. Alt: 5 - 1215 m. Distribution: EC, GA, KN, MP, WC, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Subhumid; Forest, Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 26[1&2]: 46-50 (1996).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 3: 12 (1986).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 197 (2008).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 8899
 
Record n°8899 modified 2005-11-14
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