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Taxon: Ipomoea purga (Wender.) Hayne

 
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Quamoclit
Section: Exogonium
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 20213
Place of publication: Getreue Darstell. Gew. 12: t. 33, 34. 1833
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Apr-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of jalap; source of jalap; source of jalap; source of jalap; source of jalap

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Hidalgo, Puebla, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in neotropics)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica Note: mentions
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Austin, D. F. & Z. Huáman. 1996. A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas. Taxon 45:10.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  7. Linajes, A. et al. 1994. Traditional production system of the root of jalapa, Ipomoea purga (Convolvulaceae), in central Veracruz, Mexico. Econ. Bot. 48:84-89.
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  12. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  13. Standley, P. C. 1937-1939. Flora of Costa Rica.
  14. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). Note: mentions
  15. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/convolvulaceae/ipomoea-purga/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  16. Williams, L. O. 1970. Jalap or Veracruz jalap and its allies. Econ. Bot. 24:399-401.

Check other web resources for Ipomoea purga (Wender.) Hayne :

  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?20213. Accessed 17 September 2019.