African Plant Database

Ipomoea purpurea Baker & C.H. Wright
Information on the genus : Ipomoea
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ipomoea indica (Burm.) Merr. (p.p., non (L.) Roth)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Convolvulus indicus Burm. (1755)
=Ipomoea indica (Burm.) Merr. (1917)
=Ipomoea indica var. acuminata (Vahl) Fosberg
=*Convolvulus acuminatus Vahl (1794)
=Ipomoea congesta R. Br. (1810)
=*Ipomoea acuminata (Vahl) Roem. & Schult. (1819)
=Ipomoea cathartica Poir. (1816)
=Pharbitis insularis Choisy
=Ipomoea insularis (Choisy) Steud. (1840)
=Ipomoea leari Knight ex Paxton (1839)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 6[4]: 711-784 (1957).
  • Bothalia 26[1&2]: 46-50 (1996).
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