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Taxon: Ipomoea pes-tigridis L.

 
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Ipomoea
Section: Ipomoea
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 20208
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:162. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 22-Apr-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar)
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa [Transvaal]

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng, Yunnan Sheng (s.), Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu (s.)]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

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


References:

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  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  3. Berhaut, J. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  4. Bhandari, M. M. 1978. Flora of the Indian desert.
  5. Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. 1:544.
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  7. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  8. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  9. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  10. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  11. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  12. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  13. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  14. Lejoly, J. & S. Lisowski. 1992. Les genres Merremia et Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) dans la flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi). Fragm. Florist. Geobot. 37:46.
  15. Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975-1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  16. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  17. Merxmüller, H., ed. 1966-1972. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika.
  18. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  20. Schijff, H. P. van der. 1969. A check-list of the vascular plants of the Kruger national park.
  21. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  22. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  23. Yunnan Inst. Bot. & Kunming Inst. Bot. Acad. Sci., eds. 1977-. Flora yunnanica.

Check other web resources for Ipomoea pes-tigridis L. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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.

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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=20208. Accessed 17 October 2019.