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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. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 4 (3 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage; 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, Rwanda, Zaire
    • 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, Guangxi (s.), Yunnan (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:

  1. Babu, C. R. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. (HF Dehra Dun)
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  3. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  4. Bhandari, M. M. Flora of the Indian desert. (F IndDes)
  5. Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 1:544.
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  7. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  8. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  9. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  10. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  11. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  12. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  13. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  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. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  16. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  17. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  18. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  20. Schijff, H. P. van der A check-list of the vascular plants of the Kruger national park. (L Kruger)
  21. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  22. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  23. Yunnan Inst. Bot. & Kunming Inst. Bot. Acad. Sci., eds. Flora yunnanica. (F Yunnan)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=20208. Accessed 18 October 2018.