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Taxon: Ipomoea triloba L.

 
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Eriospermum
Section: Eriospermum
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 20232
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:161. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 05-Apr-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 38 (36 active, 34 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán de Ocampo, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Querétaro, Quintana Roo, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru


    Other (probable origin West Indies)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). Note: native
  2. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  3. Austin, D. F. & Z. Huáman. 1996. A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas. Taxon 45:12.
  4. Austin, D. F. 1978. The Ipomoea batatas complex - I. Taxonomy. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 105:127.
  5. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  6. Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource).
  7. Berhaut, J. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  8. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  9. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  10. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  11. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  12. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  13. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). Note: naturalized
  14. Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979-1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  15. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  16. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  17. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  18. Holm, L. et al. 1997. World weeds: natural histories and distribution John Wiley & Sons, New York, New York. 421.
  19. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  20. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  21. Kobayashi, R. S. et al. 1994. Interspecific hybrids from cross incompatible relatives of sweetpotato. Euphytica 80:159-164. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  22. Lebot, V. 2010. Chapter 3. Sweet Potato. Handbook of Plant Breeding. Root and Tuber Crops. 7 104, 120.
  23. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  24. Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975-1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  25. Long, R. W. & O. Lakela. 1971. A flora of tropical Florida.
  26. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  27. Munz, P. A. 1974. A flora of southern California.
  28. Nimmakayala, P. et al. 2011. Ipomoea. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, industrial crops 7:123-132.
  29. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office. United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource).
  30. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  31. Roullier, C. et al. 2013. Disentangling the origins of cultivated sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.). PLoS One 8: e62707.
  32. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1991-. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes.
  33. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
  34. Spellman, D. L. et al. 1975, 1981. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83.
  35. Srisuwan, S. et al. 2006. The origin and evolution of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas Lam.) and its wild relatives through the cytogenetic approaches. Pl. Sci. (Elsevier) 171:424-433.
  36. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  37. Standley, P. C. 1937-1939. Flora of Costa Rica.
  38. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  39. Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.
  40. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Ipomoea triloba L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=20232. Accessed 22 July 2019.