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
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: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

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 (fide Pl Book)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . origin neotropics, probably Mexico

    Naturalized:

    . widely natzd. in tropics

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Austin, D. F. & Z. Huáman 1996. A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas (Taxon) 45:12.
  • Babu, C. R. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. 1977 (HF Dehra Dun)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. 1985-2004 (Use Pl WT Afr)
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Grellin, J. K. & J. Philpott A reference guide to medicinal plants. 1990 (RefGuide MedPl)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • 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.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. 1969 (F CubaLeon)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • O'Donell, C. A. 1959. Convolvuláceas argentinas (Lilloa) 29:249-250.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Standley, P. C. Flora of Costa Rica. 1937-1939 (F CRStand)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Staples, G. W. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber Flora del Avila. 1978 (F Avila)
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image