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Taxon: Ipomoea purga (Wender.) Hayne

 
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Quamoclit
Section: Exogonium
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 20213
Place of publication: Getreue Darstell. Gew. 12: t. 33, 34. 1833
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Apr-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of jalap; source of jalap; source of jalap; source of jalap; source of jalap

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Hidalgo, Puebla, Veracruz]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in neotropics)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Austin, D. F. & Z. Huáman 1996. A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas (Taxon) 45:10.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  7. Linajes, A. et al. 1994. Traditional production system of the root of jalapa, Ipomoea purga (Convolvulaceae), in central Veracruz, Mexico Econ. Bot. 48:84-89.
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  12. Standley, P. C. Flora of Costa Rica. (F CRStand)
  13. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  14. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  15. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  16. Williams, L. O. 1970. Jalap or Veracruz jalap and its allies Econ. Bot. 24:399-401.

Check other web resources for Ipomoea purga (Wender.) Hayne :

  • 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.

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=20213. Accessed 13 November 2018.