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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:
Name Verified on: 28-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (5 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Austin, D. F. & Z. Huáman. 1996. A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas. Taxon 45:12.
  3. Babu, C. R. 1977. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun.
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  5. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  8. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  9. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  12. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  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). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba Note: = Ipomoea violacea
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  16. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  17. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: 1936-1971; new ser. 1980-
  18. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  19. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  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).
  22. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  23. Standley, P. C. 1937-1939. Flora of Costa Rica.
  24. Staples, G. W. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. English common names
  25. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  26. Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber. 1978. Flora del Avila.
  27. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/convolvulaceae/ipomoea-tricolor/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  28. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: mentions

Check other web resources for Ipomoea tricolor Cav. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=20231. Accessed 20 July 2019.