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
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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 (n.), Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee]


    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  3. Austin, D. F. 1978. The Ipomoea batatas complex - I. Taxonomy Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 105:120.
  4. Austin, D. F. & Z. Huáman 1996. A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas (Taxon) 45:8.
  5. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  7. 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.
  8. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist. (L Georgia)
  9. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  10. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  11. Lebot, V. 2010. Chapter 3. Sweet Potato (Handb Pl Breed Root) 7:97-125.
  12. Nimmakayala, P. et al. 2011. Ipomoea (Wild Crop Rel Ind Cr) 7:123-132.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  15. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  16. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  17. Wofford, B. E. & R. Kral Checklist of the vascular plants of Tennessee. 1993 (L Tenn)
  18. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)
  19. 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.

Check other web resources for Ipomoea lacunosa L. :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?20182. Accessed 21 April 2018.