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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.
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: 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 [Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia]

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

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, United States [Guam, Northern Mariana Islands]
    • 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] St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S., Virgin Islands, U.S., Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British) [Tortola]
    • 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).
  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. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  7. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1979-1981. Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol.
  8. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  9. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: "disputed application" used for Ipomoea tricolor & I. tuba
  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).
  13. Powell et al. 1978. Convolvulus grandifolius Jacq. (Convolvulaceae) re-examined. Brittonia 30:199-202.
  14. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  15. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana. Note: tentative synonym of Ipomoea tricolor
  16. The Missouri Botanical Garden with others. A Catalogue of the vascular plants of Madagascar (on-line resource).
  17. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource).
  18. Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  20. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=20238. Accessed 21 October 2019.