Taxon: Ipomoea nil (L.) Roth

 
Genus: Ipomoea
  Subgenus: Ipomoea
    Section: Pharbitis
Family: Convolvulaceae
      Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 20196
Place of publication: Catal. bot. 1:36. 1797
Name Verified on: 20-Apr-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 16 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Sur, - Chihuahua, - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Sonora, - Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Colima, - Guanajuato, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Queretaro, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Bermuda; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Martinique; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles - Saba; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman; Yemen
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Christmas Island; Indonesia; Malaysia; New Guinea; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland, - Western Australia, - Northern Territory
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia
  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

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Check other web resources for Ipomoea nil (L.) Roth :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image