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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.
Accessions: 16 (14 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Baja California Sur]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Colima, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • 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
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Yemen
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Christmas Island, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Western Australia, Northern Territory]

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador [Galápagos]


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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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=20196. Accessed 21 November 2019.