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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
 
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Record n°8899 modified 2005-11-14
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