Taxon: Ipomoea quamoclit L.

Genus: Ipomoea
  Subgenus: Quamoclit
    Section: Mina
Family: Convolvulaceae
      Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 310475
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:159. 1753
Name Verified on: 22-Apr-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Gard Dict; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:


    . exact native range obscure


  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Michoacan, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Quintana Roo, - Tabasco, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Dominican Republic; Haiti
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • West Tropical Africa: Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Java; Malaysia; Philippines; Singapore
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, - Georgia, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Virginia
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Samoa
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Bahamas; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador, - Galapagos Islands; Peru

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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