Taxon: Ipomoea obscura (L.) Ker Gawl.

 
Genus: Ipomoea
  Subgenus: Eriospermum
    Section: Erpipomoea
Family: Convolvulaceae
      Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 311623
Place of publication: Bot. Reg. 3: t. 239. 1817
Name Verified on: 13-May-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-May-2002
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, - Transvaal
    • West Tropical Africa: Gambia; Ghana; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guangdong, - Hainan, - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

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

    • South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia - Tuamotu Archipelago
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances. 1967- (F NCaled)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Fosberg, F. R. & M.-H. Sachet 1977. Flora of Micronesia, 3. Convolvulaceae Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 36:19.
  • Hosking, J. R. 2002. pers. comm. (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 13 May
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Lejoly, J. & S. Lisowski 1992. Les genres Merremia et Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) dans la flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi) Fragm. Florist. Geobot. 37:102.
  • Meeuse, A. D. J. 1957. The South African Convolvulaceae (Bothalia) 6:746.
  • Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. 1966-1972 (F Namib)
  • Schijff, H. P. van der A check-list of the vascular plants of the Kruger national park. 1969 (L Kruger)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. 1993- (F Madhya Prad)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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