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Taxon: Ipomoea indica (Burm.) Merr.

 
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Ipomoea
Section: Pharbitis
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 311586
Place of publication: Interpr. Herb. amboin. 445. 1917
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Oct-2005
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 7 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3, as I. acuminata; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu, Kyushu (s.), Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, Tonga


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy, [Sicily] Malta
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Louisiana]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • Mexico

    Pacific
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Central America, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


References:

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Check other web resources for Ipomoea indica (Burm.) Merr. :


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=311586. Accessed 12 November 2018.