Taxon: Ipomoea carnea Jacq. subsp. fistulosa (Mart. ex Choisy) D. F. Austin

Genus: Ipomoea
  Subgenus: Eriospermum
    Section: Eriospermum
Family: Convolvulaceae
      Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 311551
Place of publication: Taxon 26:237. 1977
Name Verified on: 01-Apr-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • bush morning-glory  (Source: pers. comm.) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Taxon 26:235. 1977; Dict Gard)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury, as Ipomoea fistulosa)
  • Weed: (fide Trop Ecol 36:21-48. 1995)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Jamaica
    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Guyana; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Chaco, - Corrientes, - Entre Rios, - Formosa, - Santiago del Estero, - Tucuman; Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Peru

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics & subtropics


    . also cult. in tropics & subtropics


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