Taxon: Ipomoea lacunosa L.

 
Genus: Ipomoea
  Subgenus: Eriospermum
    Section: Eriospermum
Family: Convolvulaceae
      Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 20182
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:161. 1753
Name Verified on: 09-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jul-2000
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • white morning-glory  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • white-star  (Source: Websters Dict) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of sweet-potato (fide Acta Hort 583:81. 2002)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Florida, - Georgia, - Louisiana, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee

  • Naturalized:

    . widely natzd. elsewhere

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Austin, D. F. 1978. The Ipomoea batatas complex - I. Taxonomy Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 105:120.
  • Austin, D. F. & Z. Huáman 1996. A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas (Taxon) 45:8.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Duncan, T. M. & M. D. Rausher 2013. Morphological and genetic differentiation and reproductive isolation among closely related taxa in the Ipomoea series Batatas Amer. J. Bot. 100:2183-2193.
  • Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist. 1981 (L Georgia)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  • Lebot, V. 2010. Chapter 3. Sweet Potato (Handb Pl Breed Root) 7:97-125.
  • Lebot, V. 2010. Chapter 3. Sweet Potato (Handb Pl Breed Root) 7:97-125.
  • Nimmakayala, P. et al. 2011. Ipomoea (Wild Crop Rel Ind Cr) 7:123-132.
  • Nimmakayala, P. et al. 2011. Ipomoea (Wild Crop Rel Ind Cr) 7:123-132.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. 1964 (F Carolin)
  • Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. 1977 (F Missouri)
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Wofford, B. E. & R. Kral Checklist of the vascular plants of Tennessee. 1993 (L Tenn)
  • Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)
  • Zhang, B. Y. et al. 2002. Production of fertile interspecific somatic hybrid plants between sweetpotato and its wild relative, Ipomoea lacunosa Acta Hort. 583:81-85.
  • Zhang, B. Y. et al. 2002. Production of fertile interspecific somatic hybrid plants between sweetpotato and its wild relative, Ipomoea lacunosa Acta Hort. 583:81-85.

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image