African Plant Database

Operculina turpethum (L.) Silva Manso
Protologue : Enum. Subst. Braz. 16, 49 (1836)
Information on the genus : Operculina
Basionym : Convolvulus turpethus L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Merremia turpetha (L.) Rendle (1905)
 Convolvulus turpethus L.
 Merremia turpethum (L.) Rendle (1905)
 Ipomoea turpethum (L.) R. Br. (1810)
 Convolvulus turpethum L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ipomoea diplocalyx Baker (1894)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Comoros, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1963). Flora of Tropical East Africa Convolvulaceae: 61
  • (1963). Flora of Tropical East Africa Convolvulaceae: 62
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Record n°9283 modified 2008-10-22
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