Taxon: Ipomoea tricolor Cav.

 
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Quamoclit
Section: Tricolor
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 20231
Place of publication: Icon. 3:5, t. 208. 1795
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 28-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • flying-saucers  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • heavenly-blue morning-glory  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • morning-glory  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • pearly-gates  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • ipomée  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • liane douce  (Source: F LAnt) - French
  • himmelblaue Prunkwinde  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • blomman för dagen  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Social: hallucinogen ()

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd. in tropics)

    Other (origin neotropics, probably Mexico)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Austin, D. F. & Z. Huáman 1996. A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas (Taxon) 45:12.
  3. Babu, C. R. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. (HF Dehra Dun)
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  5. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  8. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  9. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  12. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  13. Lejoly, J. & S. Lisowski 1992. Les genres Merremia et Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) dans la flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi) Fragm. Florist. Geobot. 37:109.
  14. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  17. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  18. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  19. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  20. O'Donell, C. A. 1959. Convolvuláceas argentinas (Lilloa) 29:249-250.
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  22. Standley, P. C. Flora of Costa Rica. (F CRStand)
  23. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  24. Staples, G. W. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  25. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  26. Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber Flora del Avila. (F Avila)
  27. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  28. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=20231. Accessed 21 June 2018.