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Taxon: Ipomoea indica (Burm.) Merr.

 
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Ipomoea
Section: Pharbitis
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 311586
Place of publication: Interpr. Herb. amboin. 445. 1917
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental (as Ipomoea acuminata) ornamental
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu, Kyushu (s.), Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia, United States [Guam, Northern Mariana Islands]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, Tonga


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, South Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy, [Sicilia] Malta
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Louisiana]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • Mexico

    Pacific
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Central America, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?311586. Accessed 19 February 2020.