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Taxon: Ipomoea violacea L.

 
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Eriospermum
Section: Erpipomoea
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 20238
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:161. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Ipomoea violacea auct. (= I. tricolor Cav.)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 28-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Jan-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Seychelles

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

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand
    • MALESIA: Christmas Island, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Western Australia, Northern Territory]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatan]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Pitcairn
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Samoa, Tonga

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, [Saba, St. Eustatius] Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Virgin Islands (British), [Tortola] Virgin Islands (U.S.) [St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  2. Austin, D. F. & Z. Huáman 1996. A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas (Taxon) 45:12.
  3. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  7. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. (Aquat SE US)
  8. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  9. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Manitz, H. 1977. Was ist Ipomoea violacea L.? Feddes Repert. 88:265.
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Powell et al. 1978. Convolvulus grandifolius Jacq. (Convolvulaceae) re-examined (Brittonia) 30:199-202.
  14. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  15. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  16. The Missouri Botanical Garden with others A Catalogue of the vascular plants of Madagascar (on-line resource). (L Madagascar Online)
  17. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)
  18. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  20. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

Check other web resources for Ipomoea violacea 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 del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruits and seeds: National Plant Germplasm Laboratory donated image
  • Seeds: National Plant Germplasm Laboratory donated 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=20238. Accessed 18 December 2018.