Taxon: Ipomoea nil (L.) Roth

 
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Ipomoea
Section: Pharbitis
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 20196
Place of publication: Catal. bot. 1:36. 1797
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Apr-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Colima, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda ; Bahamas ; Barbados ; Bermuda ; Cuba ; Dominica ; Dominican Republic ; Guadeloupe ; Haiti ; Martinique ; Montserrat ; Netherlands Antilles Saba; St. Lucia ; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • Central America: Belize ; Costa Rica ; Guatemala ; Nicaragua ; Panama
    • Northern South America: Guyana ; Suriname ; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina ; Paraguay ; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia ; Colombia ; Ecuador

  • Naturalized

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman ; Yemen
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India ; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia ; Laos ; Myanmar ; Thailand ; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Christmas Island ; Indonesia ; Malaysia ; Philippines
    • Papuasia: New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia Queensland, Western Australia, Northern Territory
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia
  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Ecuador Galapagos Islands

  • Cultivated


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Check other web resources for Ipomoea nil (L.) Roth :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image